Thursday, March 18, 2010

Creepy Tribune Cartoonist Rips Off LakeCountyEye

Last Sunday, March 14, your LakeCountyEye posted a clever piece, one that faux-conflated the NCAA March Madness Playoffs with the Illinois Democrat's Lieutenant Governor vacancy. The gag revolved around mistaking NCAA bracketology hoopla for how the Democrats will eventually select their Lieutenant Governor candidate.
March Madness
Well, yesterday, March 17, the Chicago Tribune posted this political cartoon:

Chicago Tribune, 03/18/2010
When your LakeCountyEye rips off a Tribune idea, your LakeCountyEye at least goes to the trouble of trying to think up a joke to go with it.


Nicki said...

You don't think it could be just a case of great minds thinking alike? You know, like two people inventing the telephone at the same time?

Barney Baxter said...

hi Nicki,
I couldn't resist the opportunity for taking a cheapshot at Stantis.