Political Cartoons: President Obama Wins Second Term (With Explanations)

Trump gets Obama electoral college transcriptsPrior to the election, Trump demanded to see Obama's college transcripts. Instead, he gets Obama's Electoral College transcripts.

 

Well, in case you weren’t aware, or you’re Karl Rove and still in denial, President Obama won Ohio last night, and with it, the Electoral College. A new feature we’re adding is trying to add explanations to the cartoons that make obscure references. Not everyone can follow each step of the election and we understand that. Enjoy!

 

Cartoon - Obama vs GOP gridlock

GOP keeps the House so four more years of gridlock!

Obama wins re-election cartoon

Back-story: Romney is notorious for putting the family dog on the roof of a family car before a long road trip.

This seat is still taken - obama cartoon

Back story: This is in reference to Clint Eastwood’s RNC speech in which he talked to an empty chair that represented Obama.

Cartoon - voters wait in lines

This is in reference to the Romney campaign’s “Etch-a-Sketch” gaffe. (Google it)

2012 Election Political Cartoon

Donald Trump Political Cartoon

Now that the election is over, Trump fades back into obscurity.

Mitt and Ann Romney get over 2012 election

Romney strikes out

Reference to baseball poem, Casey at the Bat

Trump gets Obama electoral college transcripts

Prior to the election, Trump demanded to see Obama’s college transcripts. Instead, he gets Obama’s Electoral College transcripts.

Independent Voters Cartoon

GOP vs Minorities

Another reference to Clint Eastwood’s empty chair RNC speech train wreck.

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