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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Cartoons!

Here is my latest cartoon, with the GOP balloon losing air at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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The Macy’s giant balloons are an ongoing theme for editorial cartoonists. RJ Matson, my cartoonist buddy from Roll Call, is probably the king of the Macy’s balloon cartoons. Here’s is an oldie with president Bush that is probably RJ’s Macy’s balloon magnum opus.
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This one, with Mayor Guiliani and Hillary is my favorite of RJ’s balloon cartoons …

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RJ drew this one a year ago, as Mitt Romney was knocking off his GOP rivals around Thanksgiving time …

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This one is pretty old, but it still makes me laugh. RJ titled it “Dick Cheney’s Hot Air” …

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John Darkow drew this one today, about the fiscal cliff …

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John drew this one last year … when we don’t know what to draw this week, the Macy’s giant balloon metaphor lets cartoonists pile everything in …

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John drew this one when the economy collapsed in 2008 …

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David Fitzsimmons drew this one today, about the GOP, the fiscal cliff and Benghazi hot air …

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The Macy’s giant Thanksgiving Day balloon cartoons are no-brainers, but I love them.

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