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, Brian Adcock mocks US President Donald Trump for calling Britain’s Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson a “very good guy”. Trump had earlier praised Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un as well.
Carlos Latuff and Adam Horowitz take a potshot at United States President Donald Trump for jumping the gun in congratulating Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his re-election. Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition, and Israel will go to the polls again in September.
Matt Davies mocks United States President Donald Trump’s administration for asking the navy to keep the USS John S.McCain out of sight during his visit to Japan. On 31 May, Trump clarified that he was ‘not involved’ in this decision.
Peter Brookes portrays North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong Un executing its top envoys after the failed summit with Trump at Hanoi, Vietnam, in February. Brookes suggests that Kim might be thinking that the failure of his envoys was not a ‘big deal’, compared to the failures of the Theresa May’s Conservative Party (the Tories) in Britain.
Leahy Cartoon depicts Indian multi-national conglomerate Adani Group’s efforts to get approval from the government of Queensland, Australia, to protect the endangered black-throated finch bird. The approval, granted Friday, is among the things Adani needed before it could begin work on a coal mine project.
Robin Flavell and Kent Tayler show three-time Formula 1 champion Niki Lauda racing past the gates of heaven. The Austrian racer, whose rivalry with James Hunt was showcased in the film Rush, breathed his last on 20 May at the age of 70.
Peter Schrank in his cartoon portrays the Earth feeling a bit optimistic after hearing the news of voters supporting pro-environment ‘green’ parties in the recently-held European elections. Climate change emerged as a significant issue in a lot of countries in this election.