Political Cartoons

Political Cartoons

This election has produced some entertaining and sharp-witted political cartoons. Here are some of the best we’ve seen thus far, and why we like them. Click the title of the cartoons to see them.

“Math is difficult.” Malcolm Mayes, Edmonton Journal, May 1, 2015.
Prentice can’t believe his polling numbers, so Notley explains to him that it’s because math is difficult.

“Debates at the same time as hockey?” Patrick LaMontagne, Calgary Herald, April 25, 2015.
Reactions to having the debate at the same time as a playoff game range from indifference to outrage. The election is one the same day as a Flames versus Mighty Ducks game, so will that affect the outcome as well?

“Bus crash.” Malcolm Mayes, Edmonton Journal, April 23, 2015.
Poor campaign buses can’t catch a break. Last election it was the Wildrose “Boob Bus.” This year, the PC bus had a collision with a security detail. With the PCs looking like they’re in trouble, people quickly found symbolism in the incident.

“Prentice runs into pole.” Vance Rodewalt, Calgary Herald, April 18, 2015.
Although we’re not ready to believe the poll’s prediction of the PCs’ demise, there is the possibility that they could cause the PCs to lose, even if they aren’t actually behind at this point.

“Attacked on both sides.” Malcolm Mayes, Edmonton Journal, April 16, 2015.
This election has the PCs facing a unique predicament of a resurgent NDP and a Wildrose Party that refuses to die. Never before have they been squeezed from both sides of the spectrum.