Tuesday 10th of December 2019

brilliantly cartooning with a russophobic slanted quill... while the irony is hot...

biden's bidet   An award-winning American political cartoonist has made a habit of deploying bigoted tropes as a political weapon against Russians. His latest doodle features a nefarious “Russians” figure arbitrarily thrown into a motley crew of ostensible string-pullers of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Mike Luckovich has spirited up satirical political cartoons at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for 26 years and won a couple of prestigious awards in the process, including two Pulitzer Prizes. His latest cartoon, “BFFs” (best friends forever), takes aim at Zuckerberg for doubling down on refusing to fact-check political ads featured on the company’s social media platform, but in doing so makes use of a tiresome, Russophobic trope that is sadly becoming all too common in the US mainstream media.

Read more...

https://sputniknews.com/us/201912031077476721-pulitzer-prize-winning-us-...

.. and left wingers as well...

zuck


it won't wash...

US President Donald Trump solicited foreign interference to boost his chances of re-election next year, undermined national security and ordered an "unprecedented" campaign to obstruct Congress, according to a Democratic-led report into his alleged official misconduct. 

Key points: 
  • The Democrats also allege Mr Trump sought to obstruct their investigation 
  • The Democratic-led House Intelligence Committee is due to vote on the findings 
  • Impeachment would ultimately be decided by the Republican-controlled Senate

 

In a 300-page report that alleged sweeping abuse of power, the Democratic-led House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said Mr Trump had used US military aid and the prospect of a White House visit to pressure his Ukrainian counterpart to undertake probes that would benefit Mr Trump politically.

The Republican President "placed his own personal and political interests above the national interests of the United States, sought to undermine the integrity of the US presidential election process, and endangered national security," the report read.

 

Read more:

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-12-04/donald-trump-impeachment-case-rev...

 

 

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