Monday, June 7, 2010

Missing Mapquest link

Former cartoonist for The Wichita Eagle Richard Crowson did up this cartoon in response to the discovery in 2006 of this curious beast (thought to be a "missing link" between fish and amphibians)...: about the same time that the Kansas School Board was having issues with evolution being taught in schools.  That incident, by the way, prompted quite a few map-related cartoons, like these:
Here's one, and another, and another

By the way, clicking on the image can make it large enough to see the dog in the lower left-hand corner which is saying "I doesn't matter.  The Board made reality 'opt-in'".  There's a few editorial cartoonists that used little tiny characters like that to make additional comments on the topic du jour.  Pat Oliphant comes to mind. So does Tom Toles.

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