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"Editorial cartoonists also have the power of satire at their disposal. Many people confuse satire with humor. But satire isn't always funny. Satire is also exaggeration and ridicule.The cartoon that placed me in the center of the social media tsunami depicts Trump at the border playing golf with that now famous picture of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter Valeria. Óscar and Valeria drowned crossing the border. It's not funny in the least. It is an exaggerated depiction of what's really going on in the U.S. — when you cut through all the noise generated by talking heads and talking points." Excerpt and cartoon from Michael de Adder's My editorial cartoon satirizing Trump and the border crisis went viral. Then I lost my job.
STOP, LOOK, LISTEN! by Kathy Sherretts
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Last year, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services changed its mission statement to eliminate the wording that describes the U.S. as "a nation of immigrants."
Back in April, the president announced that the country was full.
The administration continues to endorse the detention and inhumane treatment of asylum seekers at the US-Mexico border, and once more threatens immigrant communities with planned deportation raids in major US cities.
We really can’t make room for this kind of ugly attitude toward immigrants. Contact your representatives in Congress to demand humane treatment of detained immigrants.
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The Iran memo was sent in May 2018, after Boris Johnson – then Foreign Secretary – tried to persuade President Trump not to abandon the Iran nuclear deal.
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Business Insider: We rewrote and illustrated the Mueller report so you’ll actually read it by Mark Bowden and Chad Hurd
Buried within the Mueller report, there is a narrative that reads like a thriller, like a comedy, like a tragedy — and, most important — like an indictment. The story just needed to be rearranged in a better form.
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