Sitting presidents have always been fair game for mockery.
Political cartoons pictured Abraham Lincoln as a baboon and a vampire. Theodore Roosevelt’s head was caricatured as mostly grinning lips and teeth. In modern times, cartoonists depicted George W. Bush as a chimpanzee, a devil and Alfred E. Neuman (“What! Me worry?”). There’s no exemption for community organizer Barack Obama.
Indeed, of all the presidents, Obama is most deserving of mockery. Rising to ... continue reading »