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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!

City Bike Safety Essentials

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

Our Sexy President

Casualties of the Primary Wars

How Was Your Holiday?

Firm Resolve

Mitt vs. Mike: Extreme Godmania Showdown!

Misunderstood Craft Projects

Egg Rescue Squad: Defending Microscopic Americans Everywhere!

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2007

Badly Needed Jamming Devices

Barney Frank and the Slippery Split-ENDA Slope

Bush's Bedside Manner

The Benefits of Bed Bugs

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!

And the Bigot Pride March Goes On: Joe Bruno

Of Legacies and Loving

Subway Fare Nostalgia

Welcome, Guest Workers!

Confessions of a Closet Conservationist!

Here Comes the Lesbian Bride, Sort Of!

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

Shock Prez Fired For Offensive Actions!

Art of the (Non)Apology

NYPD Infiltrates Knitting Grannies for Peace

The Softer Side of the Credit Card Industry

Supporting the Troops: The Bush Way

Sgt. Dobson's Fundamentalist Boot Camp

Rats Gone Wild

Opposition to the Cervical Cancer Vaccine

New NYC Condoms

Gold-Plated Health Insurance

Iraq Surge: Escalate Your War to the Extreme!

Susie Poorman's SAD Money: Holiday Tips

Mary Cheney's Baby Shower

Holiday Gifts for Defeated Republicans

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

Gay Divorcees

Fun & Funky Freedom Facts

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

Quick & Easy Guide to Why You Love Fascism!

Joe Jokes!

Condi Rice presents the Brighter Side of Middle East Violence

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

Failed Recruiting Slogans

Bigot Proud

Youth Pride, Romney-Style

Conversations Bush WON'T Listen In On

Conservative Children's Classics

It's My Religion!

Dick Cheney, Ace Reporter!

Operation Heterosexual Freedom: Unadoption Mission

Dr. Alito's Second Opinion

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!

2005 in review

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

Asking for It

Gay Science

Santorum Knows Best

Teaching (In)Tolerance

Now dreamier than ever!

Bigotry-free, totally.


Newsweek: The Real Killers

Attack of the Gay Sperm

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

Medical Malpractice

A really sick joke

Well, Wasn't That Fun?

Four More Years: The Economy

Cheney stands for Charming

Election Time in Afghanistan

(please don't) BE SCARED

Operation Heterosexual Freedom

Independence Play

Other Memories

Untitled (Liberation)

Irony Deficiency

Crying at Weddings

Counting Game

Melba and Me

Clarity in a time of Confusion!

Science Hour with Dr. Mitt

Race for a Cure

Great Resolve

440 Who Missed the Photo Op

Touched by Bush's Support

Multiple Choice Mitt

The Lesson Plan

The Uniter Speaks

The Brighter Side of Long-Term Unemployment

Where I Get it From

Strange, but true...

Slippery Slope!


Progress! ... sort of.

Celebrating Victory!

Black History Month Moment #371

What if... Bush actually gave press conferences?

Dr. Mitt's Budget Revolution.

Trent toasts Strom Part 1 and Part 2...

Sink or Swim: Florida Fun for Haitian Refugees!

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

Shallow Grave

Dream Date Mitt!

Bitter Pill

Back to School with John Silber

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

Leadership Lessons With Larry.

Eviction Notice.

Compassionate Conservationism.

Cruel and Unusual

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.


(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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