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Ted Rall Creator

Ted Rall is America's most controversial and hard-hitting political cartoonist. He leans left but the whole spectrum of ideology is a free-fire zone. You can also read Ted's syndicated columns and buy his books at his blog: www.rall.com.

Recent Comments

  1. 3 days ago on Ted Rall

    Editorial cartoons work best when they make someone think in a new way about an issue. That’s kind of all I’m really after, getting people to think.

  2. 3 days ago on Ted Rall

    Do any editorial cartoons offer concrete solutions to these sort of problems, like militarism? The format doesn’t really allow for it. That’s why I write books and columns.

  3. 3 days ago on Ted Rall

    There is a lot to be said for that. Not to mention, those jobs are a lot harder to outsource overseas.

  4. 3 days ago on Ted Rall

    The solution to stupid wars is obvious: stop starting them. Why didn’t Americans protest the invasion of Afghanistan? Because they were OK with it.

  5. 3 days ago on Ted Rall

    https://www.amazon.com/Anti-American-Manifesto-Ted-Rall/dp/1583229337

  6. 6 days ago on Ted Rall

    You do realize, I hope, that when a cartoon character says something, it doesn’t mean the cartoonist is saying it.

  7. 6 days ago on Ted Rall

    If we have to have mandatory voting, a NOTA option would be a palatable compromise that would register disapproval of the candidates on offer.

  8. 6 days ago on Ted Rall

    Only 36% of Americans could pass a basic citizenship test. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/most-us-would-fail-u-s-citizenship-test-survey-finds-n918961

  9. 6 days ago on Ted Rall

    I’m completely against mandatory voting. The essence of freedom includes the right not to do something. In many countries, particularly authoritarian regimes, voting is required by law in order to legitimize a system that a lot of people disagree with.

  10. 6 days ago on Ted Rall

    I generally agree, though I have a serious problem with ignorant people being allowed to vote. Why should someone who doesn’t read the news, or doesn’t even know their state capital, have the same vote as someone who takes the time to be informed? I don’t really know the solution; the history of using knowledge test to keep people of color from voting makes such tests anathema. But I agree with Tocqueville: you can’t have democracy without a well educated populace.