If you have been reading this blog for any amount of time, you have surely noticed that I post a lot of political cartoons.  Since there is no longer any way to parody what goes on in our government or media, I maintain that political cartoonists are now just straight-up reporters.

More of the Same” by Tom Tomorrow Aug 7

I collected this lovely example of reporting and analysis from a site called The Nib, a daily collection of the best political cartoons with a progressive viewpoint.  Between here and Google+, I probably post 10-20 cartoons a week that I find especially incisive or funny (in a laughing-as-the-world-burns way).

Here are a few panels from some of my favorites over just the last few days.  Click the titles in the captions for the full cartoon. 

Jen Sorensen is always worth reading, especially the short essays she posts with her cartoons on Daily Kos.

Give and Let Die” by Jen Sorensen Aug 8

Matt Lubchansky has a very distinct visual style that lends itself well to depicting the feelings of futility we can all experience lately

A Racist in the Opinion Pages!” by Matt Lubchansky Aug 8

Kendra Wells’ style says to me, I may be just one person with a pen but I will. not. stop. fighting.

Twitter Loves Alex Jones by Kendra Wells Aug 10

New stuff every morning.  Or, as The Nib’s own tagline puts it:

Rise and Shine. The World is Doomed.