Preposterous brouhaha

Cartoonists tread lightly when drawing Obama


Editorial cartoonists are bending over backwards a lot these days, as they try to satirize the nation's first black president. And when they don't, the result is the kind of outcry that erupted this week after a New York Post cartoon featured a bloody chimpanzee — intentionally or unintentionally evoking racist images of the past.

Those expressing outrage:

Roland Martin: NY Post cartoon is racist and careless

Sharpton, 'New York Post' At Odds Over Political Cartoon

Comment: I actually love political cartoons and political satire. This is kerfuffle over nothing. By the way ... Pelosi and her team authored the stimulus bill!

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