September 14, 2012
Pulitzer Prize winner, and retired (drat it!), Ben Sargent, in the Austin American-Statesman, September 9, 2012:
Ben Sargent, Austin American-Statesman, September 9, 2012
It could be a dangerous question for a Republican to ask; voters might actually remember four years ago.
August 2, 2012
Ben Sargent, Austin (Texas) American-Statesman, July 24, 2012
If only it were true that heat, weather, or any other data or information, could cause global warming denialism to melt away . . .
July 29, 2012
As usual, Ben Sargent can help but blab the truth on voter identification and voter fraud. From one of America’s great newspapers, the Austin (Texas) American-Statesman:
Ben Sargent in the Austin (Texas) American-Statesman, July 16, 2012 (Go Comics syndication)
More, earlier at Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub:
July 7, 2012
As is often the case, Ben Sargent makes vague things crystal clear, in this case, Romney’s economic program:
Ben Sargent, in the Austin American-Statesman, May 17, 2012
July 28, 2011
Ben Sargent, the retired genius cartoonist for the Austin American-Statesman got it just about right, I figure:
Ben Sargent, in the Austin American-Statesman, Sunday April 3, 2011
April 24, 2009
Ghost in the Machine has the story, really, “U.S. History for Dummies.” Well worth clicking over to read it in full.
But I also want to call attention to this brilliant graphic — a sort of photographic political cartoon, and it’s quietly, subtly, savage:
What things in this photograph were paid for by taxes?
Oh, there are a couple of inaccuracies — the phone lines were probably paid for by the telephone company, but eminent domain was used to get the easements in many cases. (Who did the photo and the captioning? Anyone know?)
Ben Sargent was a little less subtle, in the Austin American-Statesman, using that Oliver Wendell Holmes quote we looked at some time ago.
Ben Sargent, Austin American-Statesman, copyright 2009