Quebec Political Cartoons
December 2, 2005 5:21 PM   Subscribe

Le Cornichon seems to be Quebec's version of The Onion with a strong political bent. There are many excellent political cartoons covering the sponsorship scandal, Kyoto, and other issues.

Movie posters of your favourite politician: Jeancula, The Godfather, Stephen Harper, Jack Layton as Canada Man, and Paul Martin starring in Pirate of Canada, Paul Almighty and The Aviator. And it's always cool to see a vamped Duceppe.

British and American mefites need not feel left out, Bush and Blair make multiple appearances.

CBC has a fine collection of newspaper cartoons about the current election. (unfortunately they are in a flash wrapper that Firefox has trouble getting through).
posted by angrybeaver (11 comments total)
[C'est bon.]
posted by Jairus at 5:32 PM on December 2, 2005

[Magnifique] Je peux comprendre... à peine. Maudissez-vous Français de lycée!
posted by killdevil at 5:51 PM on December 2, 2005

Je ne parle pas Francais, but funny nonetheless. thx AngryBeaver
posted by login at 9:38 PM on December 2, 2005

i hate spanish
posted by tsarfan at 11:19 PM on December 2, 2005

cornichon means pickle.
posted by SassHat at 11:28 PM on December 2, 2005

I wonder what pickled onions would be like...

J'ai beaucoup rit.
posted by birdsquared at 11:32 PM on December 2, 2005

french immersion for 6 years taught me that much.
posted by SassHat at 11:46 PM on December 2, 2005

I hate spanish too.
posted by sprockett at 12:18 AM on December 3, 2005

ha. nice.
posted by blacklite at 9:01 AM on December 3, 2005

Meanwhile, for the Irish, we have The Potato.
posted by Gator at 1:37 PM on December 3, 2005

Oh, that was beautiful. I wonder if Rick Mercer has seen those movie posters yet...
posted by Hildegarde at 6:09 AM on December 4, 2005

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