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Bush's first 100 days...eight years ago


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Even cartoonists need a vacation now and then.

I thought that while I was away from the blog, it might be edifying to post a few cartoons from a parallel period in our history, specifically, the end of President Bush’s first one-hundred days eight years ago.

One can almost forget that this occurred during the brief period (eight months) between his inauguration and the 9/11 tragedy, which subsequently defined his tenure in the White House.

At this point, people were beginning to question Bush’s competence, and whether his administration actually stood for anything.

The bitterness of the 2000 election loss was still fresh in the minds of the losing side.

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Thanks for reminding us that your disdain for Bush started very early. You've shown your tue colors. Nobama has done more damage in 100 days than the previous 5 administrations put together. Hack.


Well said Dave!!

If a mainstream newspaper released a derogatory cartoon such this about Obama there would be such fervent accusations of hate and racism by the Left that A.C.O.R.N. , Huffington Post, MoveOn.org and the ACLU would be organizing boycotts, marches, and protests ad nauseam.


Dave & J:

Neither one of you have any idea of what this cartoon referred to in the first place, do you?

Before you call Mr. Lowe a
"hack," or suggest that the
cartoon was simply "liberal bias," you might want to do a little research into the
topic upon which the cartoonist drew...because it's pretty clear you don't have a clue.


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Chan LoweCHAN LOWE has been the Sun Sentinel’s first and only editorial cartoonist for the past twenty-six years. Before that, he worked as cartoonist and writer for the Oklahoma City Times and the Shawnee (OK) News-Star.

Chan went to school in New York City, Los Angeles, and the U.K., and graduated from Williams College in 1975 with a degree in Art History. He also spent a year at Stanford University as a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow.

His work has won numerous awards, including the Green Eyeshade Award and the National Press Foundation Berryman Award. He has also been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. His cartoons have won multiple first-place awards in all of the Florida state journalism contests, and The Lowe-Down blog, which he began in 2008, has won writing awards from the Florida Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists.
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