Swipes #43: Me-ow

The United States represented as a predator in political cartoons? No way…

"Who'll bell the cat?" Clifford K. Berryman, 29 July 1898

“Who’ll bell the cat?” Clifford K. Berryman, Washington Post, 29 July 1898.

"Looking our way," 1911, in Hou & Hou, Great Canadian Political Cartoons (Volume 1), page 182

“Looking our way,” 1911, in Hou & Hou, Great Canadian Political Cartoons (Volume 1), page 182

"One Less Rat," Randy Bish, Tribune-Review (Pennsylvania), in Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2007 Edition

“One Less Rat,” Randy Bish, Tribune-Review (Pennsylvania), 9 June 2006, seen in Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2007 Edition.

Macpherson, Toronto Star, as seen in The Hecklers p 175b

“Thirsty of Hungry?” Duncan Macpherson, Toronto Star, seen in The Hecklers (1979: 175).

Hmm, I guess that trope does date back to at least 1898.

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