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264. “Alleged Assassin” Rodrigues Cartoon

January 6, 2011

Q: I am looking for a hilarious Charles Rodrigues cartoon. It shows a crazy guy with a gun shooting a judge in his courtroom point blank through the head with the caption: “Alleged assassin”. A spoof on journalists that is spot on!

A: It appeared in the August 1972 (Miracle of Democracy) issue. The article was called “Ass Ass In”. (Thanks again, Carol!)


The "Miracle of Democracy" issue (August 72) has a page of Rodrigues cartoons titled 'Ass Ass In'. One of them has a guy watching TV, seeing coverage of an assassination; even tho' the image clearly shows the killer in the act, a caption points him out as "alleged assassin".


January 29, 2011 6:11 pm

That's it! Thanks, Carol.


February 3, 2011 12:41 pm

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