Three cartoons

Three cartoons from Saturday: a Dilbert (on the nature of human beings); a Pearls Before Swine (with yet another ambiguity); and a Zippy (on politics, sort of).



L’homme machine (de La Mettrie, building on Pascal): a robot made of lunch meat.



This one turns on the ambiguity of offensive: as an ordinary adjective ‘giving offense’ vs. as a pseudo-adjective evoking the noun offense (vs. defense) in sports.



A nice build-up to “All politics is loco”, playing on the formula “All politics is local” (a slogan generally attributed to Tip O’Neill).

One Response to “Three cartoons”

  1. Robert Coren Says:

    Of course, knowing how Pearls Before Swine generally works, one hardly has to read past the first panel.

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