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Below is the Mikhaela Reid political cartoon archive 1999-2008. Current archive is on Flickr. (...more info...)

Rich folks are feeling the recession -- just like us!

Americans Go Splurge-Crazy With Their Stimulus Checks!

Again. And Again. And Again... (Sean Bell)

Primary Fever

Give Me Convenience (and Give Me Debt)!

More Nasty Text Messages (from the mayor of Detroit)

A few reasons why (we need a transgender rights bill)

If Bush Hadn't Been Born Rich

When Good First Dates Go Bad

Casualties of the Primary Wars

Future Stimulus Packages

The New Green Hummer

How Was Your Holiday?

Totally Safe American Toys!

Badly Needed Jamming Devices

Noble Failed Costumes

Barney Frank and the Slippery Split-ENDA Slope

That'll Teach Those Tots a Lesson!

Your Yucky Body: Why You Need a Mommy Job!

Bush's Bedside Manner

American Health Care, Envy of the World!

Dick Cheney's Magical Universe: Sweet Scootie-Pants Goes Free!

And the Bigot Pride March Goes On: Joe Bruno

Alberto Gonzales's Civil Right's Lite!

Subway Fare Nostalgia

Welcome, Guest Workers!

The Afterlife Adventures of Jerry Falwell

The First Sticky Subway Seat of Spring!

All I really need to know I learned in Abstinence-Only Education!

Art of the (Non)Apology

Operation Solar Freedom

NYPD Infiltrates Knitting Grannies for Peace

Sgt. Dobson's Fundamentalist Boot Camp

Rev. Ted Haggard's Ex-Gay Revolution

Personal Anti-Immigration Wall

A Bush tribute to MLK, Jr.

Mary Cheney's Baby Shower

President Giuliani: The Early Years

50 Shots

The Great Wall

Real Estate Within Reach

Roving Reporter: Katrina Losses

What Global Warming?

Mr. Bush's Cryogenically Frozen Friendship Hour

Failed Recruiting Slogans

Milly Jones: America-Hating PR Representative

Your Yucky Body: Summer Swimsuit Spectacular

The Dire Consequences of Not Enacting An English-Only Law

Youth Pride, Romney-Style

Conservative Children's Classics

Conservative Spring Fashion: Guzzle-icious!

It's My Religion!

Separate but Equal: The Sequel

Operation Heterosexual Freedom: Unadoption Mission

Every Sperm is Sacred!

Stop Republican Adoption!

Have you heard the one about the gay cowboys?

The Next Fake Memories Scandal

Sad Money!

2005 in review

Vegan Terrorists Thwarted

It's Not Easy Being a College Gay-Hater!

Dick Cheney's Guide to Solving Problems with Torture

Abstinence Education

Your Yucky Body: A Repair Manual

The Pep Talk

Teaching (In)Tolerance

The Brighter Side of a Bush Supreme Court

It's Not Torture if You Serve Rice Pilaf

Newsweek: The Real Killers

Attack of the Gay Sperm

Profiles in Conservative Courage: Fired-Up Frist

Personal Economic Indicators

Breakup Lines for the Bush Era

Good News!


Not-So-Great Moments in Black History

BrickBob Gaybash!

So Awful

Damn those pesky civil rights victories!

A really sick joke

Well, Wasn't That Fun?

Four More Years: The Economy

Four More Years: The Environment

Ownership Society!

New Yorkers: An RNC field guide

Another Scandal

Democratic Unity

The ABC's of AIDS

Independence Play

Irony Deficiency

Crying at Weddings

If You're Not With Us...

Counting Game

Melba and Me

Clarity in a time of Confusion!

Great Resolve

Touched by Bush's Support

The Most Precious Gift of All

The Brighter Side of Long-Term Unemployment

Where I Get it From

Slippery Slope!


Letter of the Law

Return of the Roving Reporter

Tom Finneran, House-Speaker-for-Life

A tax by any other name...

What if... Bush actually gave press conferences?

Dr. Mitt's Budget Revolution.

Bush Takes a Stand on Racism!

Trent toasts Strom Part 1 and Part 2...

Teach Yourself U.S. Government Euphemism!

The Roving Reporter

Dream Date Mitt!


Bitter Pill

Eviction Notice.

What's in a name?

History Lessons (on Police Brutality)

Cinderella and Prince Charming: A Welfare Reform Fairy Tale

Facial Paralysis for Fun & Profit!: Color Version

Exoticism the Barbie Way.

The Modesty Craze.


(Updated Weekly) These cartoons are in reverse chronological order. Strips before January 2003 were mostly done for my college paper, the Harvard Crimson. Let me know if you want to be notified by email when a new cartoon appears.
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