I think it's fair to say we're going to see some really bad editorial cartoons in the next few years. Rampaging chimpanzees that may
or may not
be stand-ins for President Obama are just the start. The latest attempt to lower the bar comes from Mike Lester of Rome, Georgia's News Tribune
, who has spent the last few weeks in a Santelli-like state, depicting Obama as a Marxist Colonel Sanders
and a redistributionist soup Nazi
. Now he's gone and created this doozy
Wow. Lester seems familiar enough with the corollaries of Godwin's Law
and the New York Post
episode to have avoided drawing a direct Hitler-Obama analogy. See, he drew some Nazi who doesn't even look like Hitler—maybe it's Goebbels in sunglasses! And the Donkey Supreme Leader whipping up subprime mortgage holders into a frenzy of genocidal, expansionist bloodlust? That must be Harry Reid. Besides, a pro like Lester would never intentionally compare Obama to a crazy, megalomaniac mass murderer...
...or would he
? Answer after the jump.