The 'Fiscal Cliff' Through the Eyes of Cartoonists

Below is a selection of 'fiscal cliff' cartoons we have come across that strike us as especially funny (the tax cows will have nothing to laugh about unfortunately). We also want to take this opportunity to express our disappointment with the failure of the Mayas to come through with the end of the world as scheduled. However …

 


 

Whats-a-Fiscal-Cliff

So that's what the Mayas had in mind …

 


 

 

Fiscal-Cliff-2

No more delays!

 


 

fiscal-cliff-GRAVITY-cole

When in doubt, repeal gravity …

 


 

Approach

Almost there!

 


 

steering

The steering wheel is in capable hands …

 


 

metaphorical

Not to worry, it's not real…

 


 

I-can-see-Greece

I can see Greece from here!

 


 

The-Compromise

Outline of  the eventual compromise…

 


 

debt

The shape of the problem.

 


 

Image source: The Web

 



 
 

 
 

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