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Re: Worst Political Cartoons
« Reply #6450 on: April 13, 2017, 01:26:41 am »
Minimum wage is the water. The water is what is killing people. Ergo, the comic's implication is that minimum wage is destructive, and that welfare is a (broken) attempt to save people from the minimum wage. The artist does not want to leave them to drown; they want to get rid of the water.

At which point I'll take their metaphor too literally and ask how the hell they plan to do that.  The water is fucking there, what method of removing it could possibly exist that isn't way more expensive then just getting another boat?

The water is the minimum wage. The libertarian argument is that the minimum wage makes it illegal for you to hire people for less than a certain amount, and so it kills every job which provides less value than that amount (since nobody is going to hire you for more money than they make from your labour).

In this metaphor, removing the water means repealing minimum wage laws.

The cartoon does not bother to explain this because, like ~every political cartoon, it's aimed at people who already agree with it

Aren't they aware that even countries that pay minimum wage (or equivalent) to all employees have taxi drivers and cleaners?
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Re: Worst Political Cartoons
« Reply #6451 on: April 13, 2017, 12:55:04 pm »
And that, children, is where inflation comes from.
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« Reply #6452 on: April 15, 2017, 03:25:54 pm »
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Re: Worst Political Cartoons
« Reply #6453 on: April 21, 2017, 02:00:15 am »


Intellectual property is theft! You heard it from the Anarcho capitalists.

Just one more step and they'll be ready for Communism.
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Re: Worst Political Cartoons
« Reply #6454 on: April 21, 2017, 12:29:54 pm »
It seems even David Dees has turned on Trump



The JOOs are still behind everything though so it goes in worst.

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Re: Worst Political Cartoons
« Reply #6455 on: April 22, 2017, 09:24:49 am »
So Trump is secretly a jewish lizard person who is a member of the freemasons?

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« Reply #6456 on: Today at 02:46:02 am »
It's hard to tell with Dees since he has a bunch of cartoon enthusiastically supporting Trump as the candidate who will expose the Jews and others saying Trump's just another jewish puppet.

But maybe we shouldn't expect a flat earther to make sense.

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Re: Worst Political Cartoons
« Reply #6457 on: Today at 02:48:02 am »
I can't believe that you put Dees in the worst cartoons category. Can't you evil jews just let him be.

(OK I fucking love Dees cartoons even more than Garrison)

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Re: Worst Political Cartoons
« Reply #6458 on: Today at 03:02:52 am »
Heh, I love Dees work too, say what you will about his opinions but the man is a talented artist, and his nonsense breathtakingly funny.  But the bigotry is just too much for to put in the good cartoon thread.

Maybe he deserves his own category for amaziterrible.

Speaking of which not Dees but while looking that last one up I discovered the truth of the Challenger disaster


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Re: Worst Political Cartoons
« Reply #6459 on: Today at 03:51:23 am »
Oh. Oh FUCK no.
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