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Archive for January 13th, 2014

Nation of Moochers

Here’s the NYT editorial I quoted in the first panel.

This cartoon was partly inspired by this amazing Fox News graphic that was ridiculed on the Daily Show the other night:

entitlement-nation

The above confirms my belief that we need to call the social safety net something other than “entitlements.” The word, while technically correct, has been hopelessly conflated with “sense of entitlement” by those with a pro-1% agenda.


Jen Sorensen is a nationally-syndicated political cartoonist whose work has appeared in The Progressive, The Nation, Daily Kos, Austin Chronicle, NPR, Ms., Politico, and many other publications. The recipient of the 2014 Herblock Prize and a 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, she tweets at @JenSorensen.

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