John Kasich

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.

G.O.P. Stunts for the Spotlight

Stunts for the SpotlightThe election is still very far away, and Donald Trump is sucking up all the media oxygen from every other candidate. He’s also leading the Republican field in the polls, which is hilarious. Claims that Trump is more extreme than his peers are untrue. He’s just not using the dog whistles and Luntz-speak to apply a veneer of respectability to his terrible impulses and “ideas.”

As a Star Trek nerd, I was deeply offended that Ted Cruz thinks Captain Kirk would be a Republican. Not only is this untrue, but Star Trek depicts a futuristic socialist interstellar government that has advanced beyond capitalism. Thankfully, Shatner shut him down:

Read the comic at The New York Times.

I encourage you to check out The Nib’s Kickstarter. They’re making a big-ass book, including some of the cartoons I’ve done for them. I’ve offered up some original art from my Big Fat Whale days (I’m all digital now, so theses are rare.) as a donor gift. Check it out!