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Inmate Netanyahu

With all the news happening, international stories that would normally get some attention are buried. I even forgot to post this cartoon that I drew more than a week ago.

Israel’s president is facing a big bribery scandal that could send him to jail. It is interesting how little ink this story is getting.

I first drew this with Netanyahu wearing the cartoon classic striped prison suit, without thinking. Here’s some advice for cartoonists: don’t draw Israelis in prison garb that looks like concentration camp suits, even though orange prison suits don’t convert well to black and white.  Sometimes cartoon clichés are best ignored.

By Daryl Cagle

Daryl Cagle is the founder and owner of Cagle Cartoons, Inc. He is one of the most widely published editorial cartoonists and is also the editor of The Cagle Post.