Daryl Cagle

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Addicted to screens? You're not alone – according to recent studies, upwards of half of all Americans who own a smartphone display addictive behavior. But that's also nothing new. As Dave Whamond points out in... More
When will a presidential election NOT be the most important of our lifetime? That's the question John Darkow asked in his widely-reprinted cartoon this week about the upcoming election between Joe Biden and Donald Trump.... More
School protests have dominated the headlines this week, as demonstrators have clashed with police at universities across the country attempting to voice their opposition to Israel's war in Gaza. Two of our most popular cartoons... More
Editors were big fans of Chris Weyant this week, who had our top three most-reprinted cartoons. All three touched on the unease heading into the 2024 election rematch between Joe Biden and Donald Trump. Weyant... More
The cost of everything, from gas to groceries, remains stubbornly high. But nothing seems as outrageously expensive as trying to buy a new home. Home prices skyrocketed during the COVID pandemic, and inflation fears forced... More
On Monday, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, a momentary break from the bad news we've all be drowning in the past few months. I like Pat Byrnes cartoon in particular, noting how... More
It's hard to satirize the news and Donald Trump with headlines like, "Ex-president selling bibles to help pay legal cost of porn star hush money trial." Chris Weyant has had a lot of success poking... More
We've know for a long time the 2024 presidential election was likely to come down to Joe Biden vs. Donald Trump, a choice no one really seems too psyched about making. Give Chris Weyant credit... More
Get ready for a long campaign, as both Joe Biden and Donald Trump have officially secured their respective party's presidential nomination. Easily our most popular cartoon this week came from Chris Weyant, who deployed two... More
Age is on the mind of voters in America, with 81-year-old Joe Biden and 77-year-old Donald Trump set to face off in November's presidential election. John Cole had a funny spin on the issue of... More
It was another busy week for the nation's cartoonists, with news running the gamut from Mitch McConnell stepping down from Republican leadership to AT&T's cell phones going down across the country. This week's most-reprinted cartoon... More
Another week, another mixed bag of news topics that found their way onto the drawing boards of the nation's top cartoonists. Several of our most-reprinted cartoons this week centered on Russia, which included former Fox... More
About Daryl Cagle
Daryl Cagle is the publisher of Cagle.com and owner of Cagle Cartoons, Inc, which which is a major distributor of editorial cartoons and columns to newspapers and digital publishers. See Daryl's blog at: www.darylcagle.com, see his site at: Cagle.com get permission to reprint his cartoons at: PoliticalCartoons.com.
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From the sublime to the ridiculous, America invents. From the airplane to Jell-O, and in between, we somehow understand intuitively what people want and figure out how to get it to them. That’s put us... More
Parents berating parents. Teenagers taunting one another. Parents taunting teenagers. Rampant cheating, dishonesty and an environment so putrefied and toxic it could breed a fish with three eyeballs before the end of the first set.... More
I went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art yesterday and was once again shocked to not see myself featured. It’s been two years since I sent the Met an email and they still haven’t responded.... More
Tyrades! by Danny Tyree “And when I die / and when I’m gone / there’ll be one child born, in this world / to carry on / to carry on.” The song written by Laura... More
To state the 118th Congress is an exercise in debasement, dereliction, and dysfunction would be an understatement. But what happened on the House Oversight Committee last week took things to a new low. House Republicans... More
The other night the National Football League commandeered two hours of prime time on ESPN for what used to be accomplished in a minute or two with a fax machine — the release of next... More
First, it was Toys "R" Us. Then, Bed Bath & Beyond. Now, perhaps the most personally painful demise of a legendary franchise that helped to shape my psyche (and my penchant for complimentary appetizers), our... More
Addicted to screens? You're not alone – according to recent studies, upwards of half of all Americans who own a smartphone display addictive behavior. But that's also nothing new. As Dave Whamond points out in... More
Making Sense by Michael Reagan What’s happening on CNN and MSNBC is disgusting, but not surprising. Some of their so-called pundits and reporters have been downright giddy while watching Donald Trump on trial in New... More
The criminal defendant’s so-called Restoration agenda is festooned with fascist goodies. Donald Trump is vowing to fire any U.S. attorney who refuses to prosecute whoever he wants prosecuted, he’d unleash the National Guard wherever and... More
Not too long ago, the name U.S. Steel was symbolic of America’s industrial might. It was the biggest, most important company in the world. Or maybe it just seemed like it was. Whatever it was... More
I’m such a square, my ears have corners. I drink eight cups of water a day. I make my bed every morning. Before going to the supermarket, I write a grocery list. But this scintillating... More
Tyrades! by Danny Tyree Yes, I was hunkered down paying rapt attention to the weather report on May 8 when an EF-3 tornado rampaged through a neighboring county. Understandably, I was intrigued by a May... More
Last week, right-wing commentator Ann Coulter told former Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy to his face she would not have voted for him because he’s Indian. “There is a core national identity that is the... More
Former President Donald J. Trump may be tied up a Manhattan court room, but he’s active online. One of his fund-raising efforts asks supporters to help him choose his vice president. In a mass email,... More
Home sales remain sluggish thanks to high interest rates and a shortage of homes for sale, and that is really bad for America. Because as more Americans become life-long renters, they will never experience the... More