They Promised

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on March 11, 2016

Question(s)

1. To what news item does this cartoon refer?

2. Which comic device does the cartoonist use to make his point?
a) exaggeration
b) pun
c) parody
d) irony

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.

Cartoon by Glenn McCoy
























Answer(s)

1. Ignoring the nuclear deal President Obama made with them in July, Iran test-fired two ballistic missiles Wednesday with the phrase “Israel must be wiped out” written in Hebrew on them, during Vice President Joe Biden’s official  visit to Israel.

a) exaggeration