Sunday, March 09, 2014

What Do French Cartoons on Russia's Crimea Annexation Look Like?

Le Monde has been printing a number of cartoons but, needless to say, few (such as the Xavier Gorce and the Plantu cartoons above) that are very hard-hitting — their point being indeed kind of obscure. One exception might be the Xavier Gorce penguin cartoon below.

Then again, we have the cartoon of a Bonhomme, which paints moral equivalence between "the great powers", the U.S. and Russia along with the EU, with (a unified?!) Ukraine a poor innocent victim of them all…