I ran the above past my editor, Antonio Fins, last week. His response:
"This one got canned because you needed to see the original one to really
The original draft of this cartoon was one Chan sent as a joke. He knew
it would be too offensive to run. This is the cleaner,
But it's too subtle. The only way you'd really get it is if you had seen
So, it's a no go. Sometimes, when you clean up a joke, it loses its
That's what happens to this one."
What do you think? Do you get it? Let me know.