Political Cartoons 2000-2007
Reform Almost There
Cartoon,unfettered,capitalism,laissez-faire,Neoliberalism,deregulated,monetarists,monetarism,small state,deregulation,libertarians,.."Almost there" claims one male proponent of small government to another as he chisels away the bulk of government in the name of reform but is left with a very small sized sculpture of a dollar symbol.
Queer eye for the hate guy
Cartoon depicts Two gay men regard the furious demonstration of hatred against them by members of Brian Tamaki's Destiny Church as terribly 1930s. The Church members wear black trousers and tshirts bearing the words 'enough is enough'. Listener 4 September 2004
"It's real bad - we're gonna need a whole new piece of number eight wire."
Shows a Transpower engineer swinging from a pylon with a bit of wire in one hand and a pair of wirecutters in the other. He yells that they are going to need a whole new piece of number eight wire. Refers to major power failures in Auckland in June of 2006.
If you pay monkeys peanuts.
"Sure we're paid peanuts - if it was more newsreaders and politicians would do our job" says one monkey in a cage to another as they eat some peanuts.
Four Horsemen Policy
Cartoon,horsemen,apocalypse,death,disease,pestilence,conquest,famine,plague,policy,direction,right,wing,apocalyptic,Revelation,bible,politicians,politics,peasants,reform,Rogernomics,.."You have to admit - there's no problem defining their policy direction" comments one peasant to another as four horsemen of the apocalypse sweep humanity into the maws of death.