From September 6, 2009, that's "Barack Prepares To Talk To The Kids."
And that was actually a hopeful comic and the end of them because I got slammed.
Most readers of The Common Ills -- certainly community members -- have no problem with my editorial cartoons and know I have to hit hard and all. But I get 50 or more e-mails on a cartoon that are people complaining.
On this one, "How dare you imply that Barack's not cool!"
Uh, a 40-year-old shouldn't be able to be on the same page as kids. Sorry, it juts doesn't happen. I was actually trying to humanize him in that comic. But that's fine it just made me decide there was no point in even trying.
Here's C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"