Sam Ryskind is the rare political cartoonist who isn’t a liberal. Here, he depicts the Democrats’ idea of supporting the troops:
Ryskind doesn’t just draw; he writes, too, and along with this cartoon, he speculates about what would happen if Congress decided to support al Qaeda:
One day the U.S. Congress may change allegiance and support al-Qaeda instead of the sons and daughters of their own constituents… .
They will denounce the terrorist leadership as incompetent. Condemn the insurgency for atrocities befitting Hitler, Stalin and Pol Pot. Seek ways of cutting off funds for the failed jihad and prevent terrorist networks from eavesdropping on suspected American agents. And mock the rank and file as dupes who wasted their lives for a Paradise that doesn