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‘That fella’ in the White House, and Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s Met Gala dress has a rival

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, Peter Brookes takes a dig at US President Joe Biden for appearing to forget the name of Australia PM Scott Morrison, referring to him as “that fella Down Under” during a press conference about the AUKUS agreement.

Carlos Latuff | MintPress News

Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Latuff depicts the new ‘AUKUS‘ alliance between Australia, the United Kingdom and United States, which sets out to counter China’s influence in the oceans, as sharks circling a giant panda in a boat.

Dave Brown | The Independent

Dave Brown speculates on the possibility of the UK going back into Covid-19 lockdown in the coming months, after the Boris Johnson-led government announced its winter Covid plan — booster shots to key groups — earlier this week.

Shahid Atiqullah | The Cartoon Movement

Afghan cartoonist Shahid Atiqullah laments the bleak future for women’s rights and opportunities in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.

Adam Zyglis | The Buffalo News

Adam Zyglis illustrates the controversy generated by US Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘tax the rich’ dress at the 2021 Met Gala, and the Republican Party’s objections to a tax plan brought in by the ruling Democrats in the US House of Representatives. The cartoonist compares the Republicans, represented by their elephant symbol, to pre-French revolution queen Marie Antoinette, to whom the infamous “let them eat cake” comment is attributed.

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