I see a healthy social trend. Some people—many—hate it, but it’s what it’s. Poking fun of politics, politicians and government institutions is old hat by now. Political cartoons, for instance, are an American staple.
But poking fun of religious institutions, other than Fundamentalists? Not so much until more recently, in terms of being widespread. Perhaps it’s all the hoopla over various cartoons poking fun of Islam and their prophet—motivating people to show what we’re made of and that we can take a joke. I don’t know.
Anyway, with the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, there was an onslaught of various fun-poking cartoons. Here’s two that made me laugh the most, and a third I just did myself.
He Knows if You’ve Been Bad or Good
Some found it offensive while others laughed hard