“NEW YORK POST MONKEY/STIMULUS BILL CARTOON
This cartoon is currently causing quite a stir in both the political realm and the blogosphere
The question is, is this a racist cartoon? According to the NYT,
The chimpanzee was an apparent reference to the 200-pound pet chimpanzee that was shot dead by a police officer in Stamford, Conn., on Monday evening, after it mauled a friend of his owner.
via Sociological Images » NEW YORK POST MONKEY/STIMULUS BILL CARTOON.”
I’m giving the benefit of the doubt here. It’s the infinite monkeys and infinite typewriters trope.