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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 2022.

Donald Trump, Classified Documents, Mar-a-Lago

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Eyes Only

A safe in a golf resort can count as top secret — if no one knows about it.


Roe v Wade, Abortion, Supreme Court, Sam Alito

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Hanger Judges

Justice should not be blind. The reality if the Supreme Court does overturn Roe v. Wade is as obvious as it is bleak.


Chris Rock, Will Smith, slap

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A Newsworthy Conflict

Will Smith’s Oscars slap inspired US opinionators to delve deeper in analyzing important outbreaks of violence. 


Disney, Ron DeSantis, Florida, Gay

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Don’t Say Disney

Angry over the Walt Disney Company’s opposition to his controversial “Don’t Say Gay” anti-LGBT bill, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and other right-wing culture warriors are painting a different picture of the beloved cartoon characters.


militia, guns

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Well Regulated

Who is the militia fighting, anyway? 


Russian, Ukraine, Oligarch, yacht

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Whose Yacht Is It, Anyway?

As countries seize assets tied to sanctioned Russian business and political leaders, owners of superyachts linked to Vladmir Putin and his associates via a web of shell companies are asking a key question: Whose yacht is it, anyway? 


Elon Musk. Twitter, Tesla

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To Kill a Moron Bird

Elon Musk may kill Twitter, but it’s not exactly a healthy animal, is it? 


Ted Cruz, gun violence, hypocrite

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Unsafe Passages

Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) logic seems a little unhinged.


Donald Trump, Royal Family, King Charles

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God Save Us All

Trump goes for the lifetime appointment.


Hurricane Ian, Ron DeSantis, Joe Biden

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Fair Weather Fiends

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) finds it in his heart to ask the hated feds for relief funds.


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