Political cartoonist Jon Richards has an old school style but a new school sensibility. Whether he’s skewering Republicans or Democrats, he always has a sharp eye for the political hypocrisy of the moment. Here are a few of our favorite Richards cartoons of 2021.
Yes, it’s true: Republicans are ready to compete to have Kyle Rittenhouse as a congressional intern. Quite a few were making him offers even before he was acquitted of murder in the fatal shootings of protesters in Kenosha, WI.
Republicans are taking herd mentality to a new level, even if it means they’ll never have herd immunity.
From state capitals, to Capitol Hill, to the Supreme Court, the new champions of “election integrity” cast themselves as defenders of an old American tradition.
Talk about a death panel — while congressional Republicans equivocate or oppose vaccinations, the new delta variant wreaks havoc among their conservative base.
Even as the nation marks the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre, GOP leaders in more than half a dozen states want to ban schools from discussing the continuing impact of historic, systemic racism.
A measure of justice in Minneapolis — a rare case of a white police officer convicted for murdering a Black man.
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) said he wasn’t worried by the armed Trump rioters who stormed the Capitol, but if it had been Black Lives Matter protesters, or antifa, it would’ve been a different story.
Republican lawmakers in more than three dozen states are proposing more than 250 bills to restrict voting access.
Will this story have an (Oliver) Twist ending?
Back in 2016, Donald Trump infamously said: “I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters.” How about now?