Let's stick with the Civil War-era editorial cartoons as a weekly feature for a while. Here's one that depicts a plan for a 3,500-mile-long Union blockade of Confederate shores and ports as a constricting anaconda. The "Scott" in the title is Winfield Scott who was the commanding officer of Federal troops at the start of the Civil War. Lincoln chose a direct attack on Virginia rather than Scott's slower blockade plan, but that resulted in defeat. By Fall of 1861 Scott resigned and was replaced by McClellan.