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Farage under the cosh as floods ‘expose’ British political class

The best 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.

After widespread flooding in parts of England, Peter Brookes illustrates the lack of response from political parties who he suggests seem more focused on their poll campaigns for the upcoming general election scheduled for 12 December.

Kevin Siers Trump Impeachment cartoon
Kevin Siers | The Charlotte Observer

Kevin Siers depicts the first impeachment hearings for President Donald Trump on 13 November during which Republican representative Devin Nunes grilled the witness panel.

Christian Adams Nigel Farage cartoon
Christian Adams | @Adamstoon1Christian

Adams suggests Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage’s decision not to stand as a candidate for the upcoming general election may hurt his party’s chances of winning. Liberal Democrats have perceived it as Farage allying with Conservatives and have asked PM and Conservative party leader Boris Johnson to confirm whether Farage was offered a particular post in return for not standing.

Brian Adcock Boris Johnson Nigel Farage cartoon
Brian Adcock | Independent

Brian Adcock also comments on Farage’s announcement that his party won’t challenge seats won by the Conservative party in the last election, which will give a significant ‘boost’ to the Boris Johnson-led Tories in winning a parliamentary majority.

Morten Morland Boris Johnson Brexit Party cartoon
Morten Morland | The Times

Morten Morland implies that the Brexit party is being taken advantage of by the Conservatives or ‘Tories’, following Farage’s announcement.

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