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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!

Hipster Hobbies of Tomorrow

Americans Go Splurge-Crazy With Their Stimulus Checks!

City Bike Safety Essentials

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

Primary Fever

Give Me Convenience (and Give Me Debt)!

The Joys of Tax Time

More Nasty Text Messages (from the mayor of Detroit)

More Citizens Against Congestion Pricing!

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

If Bush Hadn't Been Born Rich

Shedding Tears for Sheriff Spitzer

The brighter side of the Mortgage Crisis

Our Sexy President

When Good First Dates Go Bad

Casualties of the Primary Wars

Future Stimulus Packages

Why it's Called the 'Straight' Talk Express

The New Green Hummer

President Huckabee

How Was Your Holiday?

Firm Resolve

Mitt vs. Mike: Extreme Godmania Showdown!

A heartwarming holiday moment

Misunderstood Craft Projects

A Tale of Two Mitts!

Egg Rescue Squad: Defending Microscopic Americans Everywhere!

Totally Safe American Toys!

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2007

Badly Needed Jamming Devices

Noble Failed Costumes

Barney Frank and the Slippery Split-ENDA Slope

That'll Teach Those Tots a Lesson!

Larry Craig's not the only Republican who Is totally 'Not Gay'!

Your Yucky Body: Why You Need a Mommy Job!

Bush's Bedside Manner

The Benefits of Bed Bugs

When Opposites Attract

News Break

Regrettable Wedding Trends

Karl Rove Goes Into Teaching

Your Yucky Body: Disgusting Diet Directions!

The New & Improved Wall Street Journal

American Health Care, Envy of the World!

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

Resegregation Nation: The Proud Future of American Education

New York vs. Boston: The New Rivalry

And the Bigot Pride March Goes On: Joe Bruno

Alberto Gonzales's Civil Right's Lite!

Of Legacies and Loving

Subway Fare Nostalgia

Welcome, Guest Workers!

The Afterlife Adventures of Jerry Falwell

War Marketeers!

Invite: NYC Book Release Party June 12!

Confessions of a Closet Conservationist!

The First Sticky Subway Seat of Spring!

Here Comes the Lesbian Bride, Sort Of!

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

City Dwellers Against Congestion Pricing!

Shock Prez Fired For Offensive Actions!

Art of the (Non)Apology

Operation Solar Freedom

NYPD Infiltrates Knitting Grannies for Peace

The Softer Side of the Credit Card Industry

Transgender Workplace Discrimination

The Addict & The Enabler

Supporting the Troops: The Bush Way

Sgt. Dobson's Fundamentalist Boot Camp

Rats Gone Wild

The Hate Report

Opposition to the Cervical Cancer Vaccine

New NYC Condoms

Rev. Ted Haggard's Ex-Gay Revolution

Personal Anti-Immigration Wall

Dick Cheney's Magic Universe

Gold-Plated Health Insurance

A Bush tribute to MLK, Jr.

Iraq Surge: Escalate Your War to the Extreme!

Superhot Stories of 2007!

Susie Poorman's SAD Money: Holiday Tips

Mary Cheney's Baby Shower

President Giuliani: The Early Years

Holiday Gifts for Defeated Republicans

50 Shots

Trent Lott gives Kramer a pep talk

Pelosi and Bush Talk Serious Business

Fallen Republican Heroes

The Election Morning After

The Great Wall

The exhibits Hell House leaves out

Not-so-sweet dreams

It's hard out there for a gay Republican

More Naughty Republican Messages

Real Estate Within Reach

Gay Divorcees

Advances in Skinny Jean Technology

Fun & Funky Freedom Facts

The Pink Path to 911

Christie Whitman and George Bush comforting the heroes of Sept. 11

Quick & Easy Guide to Why You Love Fascism!

Roving Reporter: Katrina Losses

Joe Jokes!

Bride vs. Bride

What Global Warming?

Condi Rice presents the Brighter Side of Middle East Violence

Car Confessions (or: Mitt Romney makes like Mel Gibson)

What to Expect When You're Pre-expecting

Mr. Bush's Cryogenically Frozen Friendship Hour

Failed Recruiting Slogans

Ask Ann Coulter

Bigot Proud

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

Conversations Bush WON'T Listen In On

Conservative Children's Classics

Conservative Spring Fashion: Guzzle-icious!

It's My Religion!

Separate but Equal: The Sequel

Mansfield's Manliness Manual

Citizens against earned citizenship

Bush vs. My Cat

Dick Cheney, Ace Reporter!

Operation Heterosexual Freedom: Unadoption Mission

Every Sperm is Sacred!

Stop Republican Adoption!

Dr. Alito's Second Opinion

Dick Cheney in... Spot the Threat to Moral Values

Too Darn Healthy

Have you heard the one about the gay cowboys?

Chairman Ford's Way Forward

Mitt Romney's Real State of the State

The Next Fake Memories Scandal

Sad Money!

Talking Doll

2005 in review

Vegan Terrorists Thwarted

Fightin' Bill O'Reilly brings the horror in A Christmas Battle

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

How tax cuts for the rich can help YOU!

Dick Cheney's Guide to Solving Problems with Torture

Adventures in Republican Logic

What's Your Fantasy?

Quick and Easy Guide to Conservation

Abstinence Education

Your Yucky Body: A Repair Manual

Asking for It

Let Them Eat Toxic Sludge!

The Brighter Side of Hurricane Katrina


Gay Marriage: The Sordid Aftermath

The Pep Talk

Gay Science

Emergency Contraception Bill Veto Funnies

Santorum Knows Best

How Not to be a Terror Suspect

Teaching (In)Tolerance

Fear Factors

The Brighter Side of a Bush Supreme Court

Inside the Sick World of a Serial Bomber

It's Not Torture if You Serve Rice Pilaf

Now dreamier than ever!

Bigotry-free, totally.


Obscene Literature

Newsweek: The Real Killers

Attack of the Gay Sperm

Profiles in Conservative Courage: Mitt Mulls...

Profiles in Conservative Courage: Fired-Up Frist

Personal Economic Indicators

Gay Republican Funnies

Profiles in Conservative Courage: Pharmacist Phil

Breakup Lines for the Bush Era

Republican Respect for Life

Good News!

How to be a Hard-Hitting Journalist


Not-So-Great Moments in Black History

BrickBob Gaybash!

Inauguration Fun

The Saved Children

So Awful

Queer Holiday Moment #412

Cakewalk Comics

Patriotism, Pentagon-Style

Medical Malpractice

Damn those pesky civil rights victories!

A really sick joke

Well, Wasn't That Fun?

Four More Years: Protection

Four More Years: The Economy

Cheney stands for Charming

Election Time in Afghanistan

Four More Years: The Supreme Court

Four More Years: The Environment

Ownership Society!

New Yorkers: An RNC field guide

Another Scandal

GLBT Voters for Bush

Democratic Unity

The ABC's of AIDS

(please don't) BE SCARED

Operation Heterosexual Freedom

Independence Play

Pentagon Memo Comics

Other Memories

Untitled (Liberation)

Irony Deficiency

Crying at Weddings

If You're Not With Us...

Make it Stop.

Counting Game

Melba and Me

Haitian Worries

Clarity in a time of Confusion!

Gay Marriage Drove Us to Divorce!

Science Hour with Dr. Mitt

Race for a Cure

Great Resolve

440 Who Missed the Photo Op

Touched by Bush's Support

The Most Precious Gift of All

Multiple Choice Mitt

The Lesson Plan

The Uniter Speaks

The Brighter Side of Long-Term Unemployment

Mission Accomplished

Sodomy Ruling Funnies

Where I Get it From

Strange, but true...

Slippery Slope!


Progress! ... sort of.

Celebrating Victory!

Letter of the Law

Wartime ABCs, Part One

Return of the Roving Reporter

Practical Uses for Sodomy Laws

The Harsh Realities of War

Tom Finneran, House-Speaker-for-Life

A tax by any other name...

pretending to be COMPASSIONATE when you're actually a CONSERVATIVE

Black History Month Moment #371

What if... Bush actually gave press conferences?

Dr. Mitt's Budget Revolution.

2002: What a Year!

Bush Takes a Stand on Racism!

Trent toasts Strom Part 1 and Part 2...

Sink or Swim: Florida Fun for Haitian Refugees!

Teach Yourself U.S. Government Euphemism!

A Case of the Oh-No-Not-Another-Republican-Governor Blues.

The Roving Reporter

Shallow Grave

Dream Date Mitt!


Bitter Pill

Back to School with John Silber

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor... (sort of)

Momentous Time.

GOP Spin Cycle.

Is the Class Half Full or Half Empty?

Leadership Lessons With Larry.

Eviction Notice.

Compassionate Conservationism.

Cruel and Unusual

What's in a name?

Six Months Since 9/11

History Lessons (on Police Brutality)

Cinderella and Prince Charming: A Welfare Reform Fairy Tale

Facial Paralysis for Fun & Profit!: Color Version

It's a bird, it's a plane... it's SuperBush!

Exoticism the Barbie Way.

The Modesty Craze.

Do you dare enter the Right-Wing Rhetoric Zone?

(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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