politics

Don’t Be That Guy: Political Campaign Edition
One of the major hazards of politics is that the closer we get to Election Day, the more politicians seek to boil down their platforms down into memorable sound bites, and in the process, they can get downright insulting. That's the case with a mailer sent out by Maryland State Senator Nancy King, w…
Afghan Election Manual Harnesses The Power Of Comics
Five years after their first post-Taliban democratic presidential election, the people of Afghanistan return to the polls today to cast their ballots.
While mainstream news coverage is primarily focused on the excitement of the Afghan populace and the question of whether the United State's prefered c…
Socialist Joker Obama: Signs that Make No Sense
There's a new Obama poster on the streets of LA, and it's significantly less hopeful than the Shepard Fairey one: a Photoshop mashup of Heath Ledger's Joker and President Obama.
There have been suggestions that this is Obama being put in "white face," or being threatened with violence, whic…
Superman on Health Care, Super-Hip on Being Super-Hip
Ever wonder what Superman would have to say about health care? Now we know thanks to olde-timey comics that address formerly -- and sometimes currently! -- socially relevant topics. If only Superman could fly down from the sky and fact-check every politician who tries to warp the debate over health…
William Shatner Turns Sarah Palin Speech into Beat Poetry
Sarah Palin recently gave a very special resignation speech as she stepped down from her role as govenor of Alaska, proving yet again that she really is the Lil C of the political world. I, for one, will miss her nonsensical ramblings -- but only her nonsensical ramblings...
Superheroes Running for Mayor in DC?
There's a website that's been floating around Facebook asking you to vote in a "Superhero Mayoral DC Election," with websites for heroes like Batgirl, Superman and "Wonderwoman" promoting their candidacy for Mayor of DC -- the District of Columbia, that …