La Cucaracha by Lalo Alcaraz

La Cucaracha

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  1. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, 6 months ago

    Feliz primer día de mayo.

  2. ORMouseworks

    ORMouseworks said, 6 months ago

    Latinos do more than sling tacos…they even get to be a Supreme Court judge… ;)

  3. JusSayin

    JusSayin said, 6 months ago

    May Day. Man, the unions and the communists really fell off the map since the days everyone knew what May Day was.

    Typically communists would have parades, and communist countries would have parades with massive displays of military materiél in the capital. This year Russia is doing parades in Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Dagestan and Chechnya.
    China is having displays at sea near Japan, Philippines, S. Korea, VietNam, Indonesia and others.

  4. SKJAM!

    SKJAM! said, 6 months ago

    As I recall, Labor Day is in the fall specifically to separate it from May Day.

  5. indiethink

    indiethink said, 6 months ago

    Lalo again publicly presents stereotypes –
    Cantinflas-moustached, siesta-eyed taco vendor that attracts flies – and yet Sterling is crucified for private comments on essentially the same actions.
    Seems like the only difference is that one purports to be FOR his people and the other is AGAINST people who aren’t his own. The end result is the same.

  6. dzw3030

    dzw3030 said, 6 months ago

    @indiethink

    Don’t you understand? Lalo is relevant! Casting his angst in the face of adversity, or some such. It’s hard to keep track of the party line.

  7. indiethink

    indiethink said, 6 months ago

    @dzw3030

    I’m not questioning the relevancy of his subject matter. I’m pointing out that it is poorly done. Many political cartoonists and satirists have insights that ordinary people don’t think of, are very clever, are good artistic draftsmen, and frequently have balance (not lockstep with one party line).
    Lalo plays the Latino card and apparently believes that it gives him the hip and inside track. Not so – it is too easy to appeal to those who already think as he does. Plus, they are desperate to see humor where there is none because they feel he’s speaking for them.
    It’s analogous to the Seinfeld episode where Jerry complains to a priest about his dentist-turned-comedian who has become Jewish just so he can tell Jewish jokes. The priest says, “And this offends you as a Jew?” Jerry replies, “No, it offends me as a comedian.”
    Lalo lowers the bar.

  8. dzw3030

    dzw3030 said, 6 months ago

    @indiethink

    Guess i won’t quit my day job, and I’m retired. I was trying to be sarcastic. Enjoy the day, I’m going outside to photo new Primrose blooms…

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