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1.Editorial cartoonists often use symbols to represent a person, group or idea. What does the elephant symbolize in this cartoon?

2. What is cartoonist Steve Kelley implying in this cartoon?

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Cartoon by Steve Kelley


1. The elephant symbolizes the Republican party.

2. Cartoonist Steve Kelley is implying that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is “running the show,” while the Republican party insists that they are still in charge.