Thursday, November 19, 2015

Hate Mail

Just Shoot Him

“I get a lot of hate mail, but it’s predictable. They claim I’m sort of taking advantage of free speech, that I ought to go to Russia, where I’d be shot, and that if America was any good, I’d be shot here, too.” 

—Tony Auth (1942-2014), Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist, 1977, quoted in his Washington Post obit, 2014

Editorial Comment: If he’d lived a little longer, Auth could have been shot right here in America, the way things are going.

PeezPix by Ted Pease


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