Swipes #37: Bang the Drum Loudly (The Drum is Quebec Separatism)

Maybe you’d think that this trope would get tiresome for cartoonists, or that the drummers would eventually get bored and change their tune. (Images link to sources.)

"Shh! Is the Same in Any Language." John Collins, Montreal Gazette, circa 1969.

“Shh! Is the Same in Any Language.” John Collins, Montreal Gazette, circa 1969.

"Quebec Referedum." Aislin. Montreal Gazette. 26 January 1980.

“Quebec Referedum.” Aislin (Terry Mosher). Montreal Gazette. 26 January 1980.

Aislin

Aislin

"PARTI QUEBECOIS SEPARATION SOCIETY & ETHNICALLY CHALLENGED MARCHING BAND." Roy Peterson, Vancouver Sun, 23 January 2001

“PARTI QUEBECOIS SEPARATION SOCIETY & ETHNICALLY CHALLENGED MARCHING BAND.” Roy Peterson, Vancouver Sun, 23 January 2001

Well, apparently not.

Keep on keepin’ on, little drummer boy(s).

UPDATE:

1951

Robert LaPalme, Le Devoir, Montreal, 23 June 1951, as seen in Great Canadian Political Cartoons (Volume 3) by Hou & Hou, page 26.

1971

John Collins, The Gazette, Montreal, 14 June 1971, as seen in Great Canadian Political Cartoons (Volume 3) by Hou & Hou, page 142.

John Collins, The Gazette, Montreal, 14 June 1971, as seen in Great Canadian Political Cartoons (Volume 3) by Hou & Hou, page 142.

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2 Responses to Swipes #37: Bang the Drum Loudly (The Drum is Quebec Separatism)

  1. A Yuen says:

    Haha nice roundup! Some metaphors never get old.

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