Lalo Alcaraz by Lalo Alcaraz

Lalo Alcaraz

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  1. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 10 months ago

    Santa looks like the people who are seeing him. Rather like such supernatural creatures as gods look.

  2. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 10 months ago

    Looks like Colored Santa has the easier route….

  3. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, 10 months ago

    Here are a few apt comments, plus a link to the Fox News program.


    "Black, white or imaginary? Santa’s race has the US in a Christmas kerfuffle
    “Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has sparked off a festive spat with her comments about Santa Claus’s skin colour – so much for seasonal goodwill”

  4. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, 10 months ago

    @olfart

    LOL.
    Excellent, Olfart!
    and just what this topic deserves.
    delightedly,
    C.

  5. ODon

    ODon said, 10 months ago

    Stating emphatically that Santa is a white man is not a crisis. It is however an incredibly naïve statement.

  6. ERMitchell46

    ERMitchell46 said, 10 months ago

    I sorry, but that is raciest cartoon!!!!!!

  7. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, 10 months ago

    The modern figure of Santa Claus is derived from the Dutch figure of Sinterklaas, which, in turn, has part of its basis in hagiographical tales concerning the historical figure of Christian bishop and gift-giver Saint Nicholas. During the Christianization of Germanic Europe, this figure may have absorbed elements of the god Odin, who was associated with the Germanic pagan midwinter event of Yule and led the Wild Hunt, a ghostly procession through the sky. Over time, traits of this character and the British folklore character Father Christmas merged to form the modern Santa Claus known today. Hmmmmm how many people of dutch descent are black? A few I am sure since Tolkien writes of “dark elves” in his epic but that is a relatively modern book.

    Well, I looked but could not find a “Santa” myth from the African continent. That is not saying that there is not one.

    Bottom line? People, it’s a MYTH! FOLKLORE! FAIRYTALE!
    Since it was “adopted” by the “church” to make a move to Christianity more palatable to the pagan Germanic tribes, I would assume that the central figure of the myth would reflect the ethnic origins of those tribes.

    Just as the man of Hebrew descent named Jesus must surly be dark skinned (though not a 100% certainty as with any other trait) OR red hair being a royal thing or associated with witch craft………yeah.

    And through it all one thinks why is this important? Can’t a “Caucasian” mythical entity be kind and show love to all other people on the earth?

    Sorry Lalo but I must agree with ERMitchell46. Your ’toon smacks of racism

  8. pirate227

    pirate227 said, 10 months ago

    ZING!

  9. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, 10 months ago

    Bruce4671: “Smacks” or reflects? Can you tell the difference? Would a Moorish-root Spanish surname have any effect on your opinion? Face this squarely.

  10. BIGCHRONO

    BIGCHRONO said, 10 months ago

    @olfart

    “Soot” point.

  11. cjr53

    cjr53 said, 10 months ago

    @ERMitchell46

    Or, is it a cartoon pointing out racism is alive and well still in the USA? As odious as racism is, unfortunately, it still exists. What would Jesus say?

  12. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @cjr53

    Exactly! Don’t you love it when those who don’t want to admit that Lalo is correct, claim he’s being racist. Sheesh! Bruce and ERMitchell46, need to see Michael wme’s link and actually think a bit more!

  13. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, 10 months ago

    @hippogriff

    No……NO……….and what is your point? Are you saying that a Latino can’t be racist?

    Just to be clear, I did not accuse Lalo of BEING racist only that his cartoon – and his opinion expressed therein – could be viewed as racism.

    Everyone is prejudiced, even you.

  14. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, 10 months ago

    @flake-67121

    OH NO! Really?!?

    Hmmmm guess I get to eat the cookies myself. uh, wait a minute…. who has been EATING my milk and cookies????

  15. sclark55

    sclark55 GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    This is getting hilarious – the left is about as looney as they can be. They are milking this whole bigotry thing to the point of complete absurdity.

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