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Policy Watch’s Top 10 editorial cartoons for 2013

NC Policy Watch cartoonist John Cole offers his take on this year with this morning’s final cartoon for 2013. From tax cuts for the rich, to Moral Monday protests, to an assault on voting rights, John certainly had no shortage of material to draw on over the last 12 months! Scroll down to enjoy today’s cartoon as well as readers’ top ten cartoons for 2013.  For the complete collection of John’s work, click here.

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7 Comments


  1. LayintheSmakDown

    December 30, 2013 at 8:39 pm

    Is JohnCole just another PW intern sitting next to Alan/ML and Skeptic …or (more likely) the only cartoonist paying attention to NC, and drawing your perspective on things?

  2. ML

    December 31, 2013 at 10:15 am

    He’s a syndicated cartoonist out of Pa.

  3. LayintheSmakDown

    December 31, 2013 at 10:16 am

    I’m ugly and dumb.

  4. GOP Rules

    December 31, 2013 at 3:13 pm

    Guess he is the only cartoonist out there spouting the leftist view. At least he found a niche, and his Elmer Fudd is pretty good.

  5. Alan

    December 31, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    GOP Rules,

    You’re right! All cartoonists are conservative, USA loving patriots that wouldn’t spout “the leftist view”.

    All the best for 2014, I hope you find a real job and manage to get out of your moms basement (or the Civitas office…).

  6. Danielle

    January 1, 2014 at 11:32 am

    John Cole was the editorial cartoonist for The Raleigh Times before its passing. He then went to the Times-Tribune in Scranton, PA. From what I’ve seen of him, his focus is those in power and he plays no political favorites (President Obama is a frequent subject of his cartoons, which are available in a blog on his employer’s website.)

  7. LayintheSmakDown

    January 1, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Ah. so selective presentation here….guess that is expected.

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