The world as seen by cartoonist Chris Britt, the State Journal-Register
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“The culture of prosperity deadens us; we are thrilled if the market offers us something new to purchase. In the meantime all those lives stunted for lack of opportunity seem a mere spectacle; they fail to move us.”
WASHINGTON — The “feminist nightmare” is recurring. Unbowed by Politico labeling her with this epithet a couple of weeks ago, Michelle Obama continues to do what her critics regard as frightening behaviors. Last week, she assaulted independent women by showing off the White House Christmas decorations.
By BILL O’REILLY
By MARK SHIELDS
By DANA MILBANK
History, it is often said, gives a man but one sentence. Washington founded a nation. Jefferson authored the Declaration of Independence. Lincoln freed the slaves. Only someone of surpassing consequence can be described so concisely. Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95, surely belongs among that group. He brought equality to a nation.
WASHINGTON — We have reached a new level of political absurdity when the right is mad at the pope and the left wants to anoint his head with oil.
By JOE CONASON
WASHINGTON — Critics of the agreement with Iran concerning its nuclear program are right about most things but wrong about the most important things. They understand the agreement’s manifest and manifold defects and its probable futility. Crucial components of Iran’s nuclear infrastructure remain. U.S. concessions intended to cultivate the Iranian regime’s “moderates” are another version of the fatal conceit that U.S. policy can manipulate other societies. As is the hope that easing economic sanctions will create an Iranian constituency demanding nuclear retreat in exchange for yet more economic relief. Critics are, however, wrong in thinking that any agreement could control Iran’s nuclear aspirations. And what critics consider the agreement’s three worst consequences are actually benefits.
By NICHOLAS BURNS
By JOHN STOSSEL
By DAVID BROOKS
During an appearance last year in Toledo, Ohio, President Obama declared the federal government’s bailout of the U.S. auto industry, including its $49.5 billion “bet” on General Motors, an unqualified success.
The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com