Your President (Elect) Speaks.

November 25, 2008 at 2:21 pm | Posted in Historical, Miscellany, Obama! | Leave a comment
Tags: , , , , ,
Dr. Common-Sense's Great Cure

"Dr. Common-Sense's Great Cure,"

“I think what the American people want more than anything is just common sense, smart government. They don’t want ideology, they don’t want bickering.”

(h/t Political Animal)

(Cartoon courtesy of The Library of Congress; reproduction no. LC-DIG-ppmsca-07525; Cartoon shows Uncle Sam comforting a shabbily-dressed man (labeled “American Business”) and pointing to a large sign reading “Dr. Common-Sense’s Great Cure,” featuring a medicine bottle labeled “Courage and Energy.” Drawn during the Great Depression, the cartoonist suggests that business woes reflect a failure of will. [Winsor] McCay is most famous for his comic strip Little Nemo, published from 1905 until 1914, but in later years he was an accomplished editorial cartoonist.


Leave a Comment »

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Blog at
Entries and comments feeds.

%d bloggers like this: