Worse Than Idiocracy

I realize I’m hardly the first person to make an analogy between the Trump administration and Idiocracy (one of my favorite movies of all time, let it be known). While doing some Googling, I found that Cracked made the case for Idiocracy being superior to our current state of affairs. But given Trump’s recent comments and porn star revelations, it seemed a direct comparison with Camacho was in order, one that went beyond merely pointing out their similar lack of qualifications and flamboyance. And the verdict is: I’ll take Camacho, thanks!


  • Alan Barta

    Made Idiocracy analogy during Reign of Dubya. Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall went national long before. Ike even complained about the military-industrial complex being too influential. Don’t burn books anymore, too lazy, just let them dry rot in boxes and stacks. Got a cell phone? It’s all you need to “participate” in this closed system: An imaginary mob democracy of dopey minority.

Jen Sorensen is a nationally-published political cartoonist. She is a 2017 Pulitzer Finalist and recipient of the 2014 Herblock Prize and a 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.