Editorial Cartoons

By The Mercury News | Interesting and provocative editorial cartoons about President Trump, the U.S. Congress and other issues of the day.

Cartoons: Oprah Winfrey for president

In this slideshow, these syndicated cartoonists capitalize on the notion that TV host Oprah Winfrey, following a moving speech at the Golden Globes, …

Oprah Winfrey

Cartoons: Jeff Sessions going after marijuana

In this slideshow, some of these cartoonists wonder why Attorney General Jeff Sessions is on a crusade to rid states such as California of marijuana …

Jeff Sessions

Cartoons: Donald Trump is a … ‘genius’

In this slideshow, these cartoonists can’t resist President Donald Trump’s recent tweet calling himself a “very stable genius” in reacting to Michael …

Donald Trump

Cartoons: Donald Trump and ‘Fire and Fury’

In this slideshow, these cartoonists tee off on a book written by Michael Wolff named “Fire and Fury” that supposedly gives an inside look at …

Donald Trump

Cartoons: Donald Trump or Kim Jong-Un — who has the bigger button?

In this slideshow, these syndicated cartoonists illustrate the showdown between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un as to who has …

Donald Trump

Cartoons: Nuclear threats from Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un

In this slideshow, these cartoonists domestic and abroad illustrate the concern from recent threats of nuclear war from President Donald Trump and …

Donald Trump

Cartoons: Looking ahead to 2018

In this cartoon slideshow, these cartoonists come out of the gate for 2018 with some new toons of Donald Trump and other outlooks to the new …

Cartoons

Best of California cartoons for 2017

California cartoonist Tom Meyer supplies us with his best illustrations covering the Golden State for 2017.<p>Click here if you’re having trouble …

Golden State

Cartoons: Best — and worst — of 2017 around the globe

These syndicated cartoonists take a look back in 2017 in this expanded slideshow over events that took place in this nation and abroad, from the …

Kim Jong-un

Cartoons: Merry Christmas

In this slideshow, these syndicated cartoonists use Christmas Day to bring up some of their most favorite subjects, such as Donald Trump, the tax …

Santa Claus

Cartoons: Republicans’ tax bill passes

These syndicated cartoonists react through illustrations the recent passage through Congress of the GOP tax bill.<p>Click here if you’re having trouble …

Republicans

Cartoons: Robert Mueller, Donald Trump and the FBI

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s role in last year’s election, Donald Trump supporters are crying foul as to how the …

Donald Trump

Cartoons: Net neutrality

The recent vote by the FCC to pull the plug on net neutrality has many people worried about the future of the internet. So these syndicated …

FCC

Cartoons: Republicans love their tax bill

In this slideshow, these cartoonists illustrate how the Republicans are trying to sell the lower- and middle-class how their new tax proposal will …

Republicans

Cartoons: Roy Moore loses in Alabama

In this slideshow, these syndicated cartoonists illustrate former chief justice and Alabama Republican Roy Moore’s stunning loss to Democrat Doug …

Equality

Cartoons: The best of Roy Moore

In light of his impending defeat to Doug Jones for Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat (although he won’t concede the election), we mix new with the old …

Equality

Cartoons: Politicians, celebrities and sexual harassment

In this slideshow, these syndicated cartoonists illustrate how a few famous people have had to answer (or not, Mr. President) about accusations of …

Sexual Harassment

Cartoons: Donald Trump endorses Roy Moore

<i>(Click here if you’re having viewing this gallery on a mobile device.)</i><p>With the election for Alabama’s vacated senate seat coming up Tuesday, it’s …

Donald Trump

Cartoons: Donald Trump and Jerusalem

In this slideshow, these cartoonists illustrate the fallout from President Donald Trump declaring that the United States will recognize Jerusalem as …

Donald Trump

Cartoons: The Republican tax bill

These syndicated cartoonists give us reactions in this slideshow from all kinds of directions with the Republicans tax bill. Not all of it is …

Republicans

Cartoons: The many faces of sexual harassment

In this slideshow, these syndicated cartoonists illustrate the far reach of sexual harassment in our society.<p>Click here if you’re having trouble …

Sexual Harassment

Cartoons: Michael Flynn

This cartoon slideshow illustrates Michael Flynn agreeing to plead guilty for lying to the FBI concerning Russian issues and how this helps Special …

Michael Flynn

Best of California cartoons for November

Here is a collection of California-related cartoons illustrated by Tom Meyer, covering events in the Golden State from the month of November.<p>Click …

Golden State

Cartoons: Sexual harassment list grows

In this slideshow, these cartoonists add Matt Lauer, Garrison Keillor and Rep. John Conyers to a long line of high profile people accused of sexual …

Cartoons: Tax cuts and the middle class

If you ask these syndicated cartoonists, they would illustrate reasons why the Republicans’ tax plan is yet another torpedo heading right for the …

Cartoons: Sexual harassment in the political arena

In this slideshow, these syndicated cartoonists illustrate numerous areas in politics where sexual harassment has taken place.<p>Click here if you’re …

Cartoons: Thanksgiving

In this slideshow, these syndicated cartoonists illustrate Thanksgiving in many ways from the political (and maybe sexual harassment) scene.<p>Click …

Cartoons: Charles Manson

These syndicated cartoonists illustrate the death of murderous cult leader Charles Manson by appropriately putting him in his proper resting …

Cartoons: Roy Moore, Al Franken and sexual harassment

In this slideshow, these cartoonists illustrate two of the main political characters entrenched in sex scandals, Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy …