Seasonal sarcasm

Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today.

Ah, those holiday favorites! Wistfully bittersweet Charlie Brown ... jolly, rollicking Frosty ... luminously cheerful Rudolph ... and some seasonally sarcastic editorial cartoons! Leave the goodwill to others. We'll sink our claws into Santa, rap the current leadership and put anger in the manger scene. Hey, someone has to trumpet the crass commercialization and herald the high hypocrisy of the blessed holy days! So, God rest ye merry gentlefolk -- cartoonists will be furtively spiking the punch lines. Hmm ... could that explain Clay Bennett's half-lighted peace wreath?

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