Political Cartoons: President Obama Wins Second Term (With Explanations)
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!
GOP keeps the House so four more years of gridlock!
Back-story: Romney is notorious for putting the family dog on the roof of a family car before a long road trip.
Back story: This is in reference to Clint Eastwood’s RNC speech in which he talked to an empty chair that represented Obama.
This is in reference to the Romney campaign’s “Etch-a-Sketch” gaffe. (Google it)
Now that the election is over, Trump fades back into obscurity.
Reference to baseball poem, Casey at the Bat
Prior to the election, Trump demanded to see Obama’s college transcripts. Instead, he gets Obama’s Electoral College transcripts.
Another reference to Clint Eastwood’s empty chair RNC speech train wreck.