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Boris Johnson’s ‘Pinocchio moment’ and the ‘indoctrination of students’ in US

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

In today’s featured cartoon, Dave Brown expresses doubts about UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s promise of “bold decisions” to rebuild Britain after Covid ahead of the Conservative Party’s Manchester conference.

Kevin Siers | Charlotte Observer

Kevin Siers on Mark Robinson, the Lieutenant Governor for the US state of North Carolina, alleging that teachers are misusing their position to “indoctrinate” students and there’s a need to pass legislation regulating what’s taught in American schools.

Peter Brookes | The Times

Peter Brookes on the Brexit deal struck with the EU by British PM Boris Johnson under which the sale of chilled meats and fresh sausages to Northern Ireland from Great Britain is to be outlawed, a confrontation that has been dubbed the “sausage war”.

Adam Zyglis | The Buffalo News

Adam Zyglis comments on the complaints received by Buffalo’s Board of Ethics in New York against an ad released by Mayor Byron W. Brown portraying police officers in support of him for his re-election campaign.

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