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NOW A TEXAS CARTOONIST has weighed in on the Ohman/Perry controversy. Nick Anderson, the Pulitzer-winning political cartoonist for the Houston Chronicle, rendered his commentary Tuesday, in which Texas Gov. Rick Perry is depicted asShow More Summary
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the city’s largest newspaper, published a cartoon yesterday making light of last month’s explosion in the city of West, Texas, in order to poke fun at Governor Rick Perry’s promotion of the state’s regulatory climate. Last week, the Sacramento Bee ran a similar cartoon mocking the explosion that left 15 dead and at least 160 injured.
Interesting war of words between Texas governor Rick Perry and SacBee’s cartoonist Jack Ohman. Perry is demanding the cartonist be fired for his insensitivity to the deaths at the fertilizer plant. Ohman responded: “When you have a...Show More Summary
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Hell hath no fury like a crony capitalist scorned. What did students, young people, moms, dads and teachers do to Texas governor-for-life Rick Perry (R) to deserve his attack on education in Texas and the University of Texas, one of...Show More Summary
Things that are okay with Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Saying that a fatal explosion is no reason to increase inspections aimed at preventing fatal explosions. Touting your state's weak regulations to lure businesses there. Things that are...Show More Summary
JACK OHMAN wasn’t just surprised by his satirical target’s response. He was stunned. “Not just by the massive response,” Ohman tells Comic Riffs, “but to the willful misinterpretation of the cartoon.” That willful misinterpretation, the Sacramento Bee journalist says, was by Texas Gov. Show More Summary
West is depicted exploding in the background as ol' Rick exclaims, "Business is booming in Texas!" [ more › ]
Alan Gardner has a succinct write-up on the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists coming out in support of Jack Ohman by denouncing a request by Governor Rick Perry that he apologize for a cartoon about the role that lack of worker protections may have played in a recent Texas tragedy. Show More Summary
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he's "disgusted" by a California newspaper cartoon depicting him boasting about booming business in the Lone Star State. The next frame depicts the West, Texas plant explosion. Perry said he wants an apology...Show More Summary
this Jack Ohman cartoon is drawing its fair share of attacks, including one from Governor Rick Perry. It seems in bounds to me, but I have a very low threshold for "allowable" commentary -- I figure figure just about everything is on the table. Brigid Alverson talks to Jason DeAngelis. Show More Summary
Pharyngula: Here’s the latest fish story from the irreducibly complex crowd at the Discovery Institute. Feministing: It also gets better for young women at the UnSlut Project. Brains and Eggs: Texas Governor Rick Perry may like to tell...Show More Summary
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) expressed anger Friday over a Sacramento Bee editorial cartoon that depicted him proclaiming "business is booming in Texas" alongside an explosion -- a clear reference to the West, Texas, fertilizer company disaster. Show More Summary
(CNN) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is demanding an apology from a California newspaper that published a cartoon that seemed to link his push for less regulations to the recent fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14. "The Sacramento Bee published a disgusting 'cartoon' mocking the deadly explosion in West. While I will always welcome healthy [...]
Governor Rick Perry wants an apology and his lieutenant governor wants the cartoonist fired. The cartoon shows Perry boasting business is booming in Texas, with flags boasting lower taxes and regulations in one panel and in the next, big red letters reading “BOOM” in front of a picture of a massive blast. Perry responded with [...]
The Sacramento Bee published a political cartoon exploiting the tragic explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, TX as a means to attack the state's governor, Rick Perry. The Associated Press says Perry is "disgusted" and demands an apology: Gov. Show More Summary