Thursday, January 03, 2008

More Tom Toles fandom

I didn't post about this at the time but back on August 27th, 2006, over two months before the midterm elections that saw the Democrats take back Congress, Toles published this cartoon:

Wow. I was stunned. Can you imagine the uproar if a columnist wrote that? But its in a cartoon so, in the eyes of the Village Elders, its not really a threat. There wasn't even a Heartland Institute "How dare you!" comment in the archives.

And Tom couldn't help but gloat a little after the election:

Hmmm. This is dated Nov 21, 2006. How come I can't find it in the Post's archive?

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Tom Toles says it all again

Tom Toles of the Washington Post has consistently provided the best and most incisive commentary on the U.S. government's lousy record on global warming. He does it again today:

What does it mean that an editorial cartoonist at a major paper is better on an issue then the editors or columnists at that paper?