Bernie Sanders


The DNC’s Unscheduled Events

The DNC's Unscheduled EventsThe other party’s having a convention this week. Instead of being outright racist and hateful, they are simply comically inept. It’s great to have choices in a democracy!

If you’re in Philly for the convention, check out The Nib’s HQ at 303 Cherry Street between 12 and 6pm. I won’t be there, but a lot of my friends will. I have a bunch of work at the space, including some swag you can take home.

Read the comic at The New York Times.


The NYC Pandering Primary

The NYC Pandering PrimaryNew York’s primary matters for the first time in decades, and all of the remaining candidates are doing some campaign pandering in the Big Apple. Events are scheduled in the rest of the state of course, but with 8 million people, and the headquarters of the media, there’s been substantially more emphasis on NYC.

I couldn’t resist including a little Easter egg for my fellow Red Sox fans. I’m thankful baseball season’s back, where even the Yankees-Sox rivalry is more civil than electoral politics.

Read the comic at the New York Times.


Campaign Swag Bag

Campaign Swag BagThe primaries have just begun, and the party in-fighting will get even more heated for another month or so, making social media a veritable wasteland of outrage and insufferability. When the dust settles and the nominee is known, they’ll have to kiss and make up with the supporters of the candidates they’ve spent all winter savaging.

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Democratic Debate Tweaks

Democratic Debate TweaksLast week’s Democratic debate was a welcome relief from the GOP train wrecks. While light on foreign policy, it was a substantial discussion of what’s at stake in the upcoming election. 15 million tuned in, the most for any Democratic debate, which is great free advertising for a party that’s been struggling for air time against the Trump Show.

The next three debates won’t get that number of eyeballs combined. In a bid to pave the way for Hillary, DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz scheduled them all on weekends and possibly in the middle of the night between infomercials. I’ll never know because I spend my weekends doing fun things and staying as far away from the news-cycle grind of the workweek.

Read the comic at the New York Times.


The 2016 Campaign Carnival

The 2016 Campaign CarnivalI’ve ignored it for as long as I could, but after a month of official campaign announcements, plus Jeb’s non-announcements due to fundraising shenanigans, I’ve done a cartoon about the election that will not end.

I like Bernie Sanders. If years of following our terrible, corrupt election process hadn’t made me a cynical defeatist, I might actually be optimistic about his chances. But I’m glad he’s in the race and bringing up issues that are resonating with people. If anything, his campaign could shift the Overton window back towards sanity and away from the supply-side thinking that has dominated national conversations and destroyed the working class since the 1980s.

Read the comic at The New York Times.


Cryptids on the Campaign Trail

Cryptids on the Campaign TrailUgh, this election. Everyone’s entering the race and they are terrible. At least Bernie Sanders seems cool enough to make the Democratic primaries somewhat watchable.

I’m more interested in cryptozoology. It’s trash, but fascinating trash. One cryptid I wanted to include was the Pukwudgie, which was said to roam the swamps near where I grew up, but his PR team is shit and nobody outside of southeastern Mass has heard of him.

Read the comic at The Nib.