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, Peter Brookes hands out mock ‘royal honours’ for bungling the response to Covid-19. US President Donald Trump is ‘honoured’ for being a super-spreader of the disease in the White House, while UK PM Boris Johnson gets called ‘bungler extraordinaire’ and his Health Secretary Matt Hancock is mocked for miscounting over 16,000 cases, leading to a ‘test and trace’ crisis.
Trump’s refusal to participate in a virtual second debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden sparks Ann Telnaes’ cartoon — she suggests the President’s psychological evaluation be televised instead.
Adam Zyglis points out that while Trump called a virtual debate a waste of time, common people have had a tough time working from home and taking online classes over the last seven months of the pandemic.
Dave Brown looks back at the US vice-presidential debate between incumbent Mike Pence and Democratic contender Kamala Harris, and has a suggestion for why a fly landed on Pence’s head.
Nick Williams takes a dig at Donald Trump, who had earlier told the leather-clad extremist group Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by”. He depicts Biden telling Trump himself to ‘stand back’.
Carlos Latuff hits out at Israel for supplying drones in the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict over the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region.
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