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Old 10 February 2010, 06:44 PM
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Comment: A right-political colleague sent this to me, who never fact-checks.
I could not find any confirmation that anyone ever got in trouble for this. Is
this true? Or just more internet junk?

The cartoon that got an Ohio high school student in trouble...

Great cartoon.. smart kid.. That school board should be covered
in it if he was punished.

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Old 10 February 2010, 09:46 PM
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I wonder why the bottom rung has only four birds, while the second from the bottom has six. You'd think that "all of us" would number more than just the 535 people in the House and Senate. Is the higher number for Congress supposed to imply that Congress is a massive bureaucracy? If so, that's a very subtle touch on a very unsubtle cartoon.

This blog post says that the cartoon is by someone named Steve Quayle, and includes a dead link to the pic on his Web site:
http://blogs.lotterypost.com/konane/...flow-chart.htm

A comment also says that it's a "customized cartoon."

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Old 10 February 2010, 09:47 PM
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No...see, this is what the new census will do: get us 3 representatives for every 2 population. It's genius.
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Old 10 February 2010, 10:00 PM
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Google's archive of the page ( http://74.125.95.132/search?q=cache:...&ct=clnk&gl=us ) isn't very helpful, but it does show that the image was "submitted by Brian Bauch".
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My guess is that it's a generic cartoon and someone has typed the names in the top three rungs. the words "all of us" look slightly less bold than the other text.
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No...see, this is what the new census will do: get us 3 representatives for every 2 population. It's genius.
But blacks will still only get 0.9 representatives each.
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My guess is that it's a generic cartoon and someone has typed the names in the top three rungs. the words "all of us" look slightly less bold than the other text.
I agree.. The text is simply wonky and doesn't line up at all. Also, the cartoon itself looks like a professional / commercial quality cartoon. The text does not. If the text would be part of the cartoon itself, I'd more expect it to be hand drawn lettering.
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A quick reverse image search brings up mostly this one



And a few blank ones
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