I’ve been collecting some great posters and cartoons. This utterly insane political season certainly provides inspiration for the cynic and the comic:
For the following picture, take a close look at the little blue plaque on the wall (click on the image to enlarge, if need be), and you’ll appreciate why this picture is both funny and horrifying:
And lastly, from the “some things never change” department, Jim Hatlo, whose heyday was the 1940s and 1950s, reminds us that, with government, inefficiency and lack of customer service are constants, regardless of the decade in which you find yourself. This cartoon particularly resonated with me because I first saw it after a very frustrating visit to my local post office. The clerks are very nice and very knowledgeable, but the facility provides no guidance whatsoever for the various forms scattered about. I invariably have to stand in line twice — the first time to learn which form to use, and the second time after I’ve already completed the form. Aaargh!