Synopses & Reviews
Comic journalism at its best. In 2011, we said farewell to Elizabeth Taylor and Betty Ford and good riddance to Osama bin Ladin. The ever-waning reputation of Pres. Barack Obama prompted Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, and Donald Trump to put in their bids for the presidential election. While gas prices and the national debt rose higher than the possibility of sending another manned craft into space, the scandalous Casey Anthony trial resurfaced memories of O. J. and Nicole Simpson. The latest annual edition of this collection contains these and many other controversial comments referencing politics, the economy, sports, foreign affairs, government, and pop culture.
The best cartoons from North American editorial cartoonists capture and preserve the news-making events of 2011.