The Wall Street Journal has a daily cartoon called Pepper and Salt that I really, really don't like. Apparently, rich Wall Street scumbags have their own unique form of humor that is not funny. Here's today's cartoon.
Ha, ha, ha, everybody is losing their jobs because the economy is tanking. There's something especially evil about the Wall Street Journal making fun of people losing their jobs, not particularly funny but evil, given that Wall Street greed and the capitalism that they worship is directly responsible. If it was funny, I'd give them a pass, but it's not. And once again, the cartoon is drawn for shite. The curving perspective of the walkway is nice but that rug and just about everything else sucks worse than Karl Rove with a mouth full of broken glass (copyright pending).
When you first read these cartoons you think, oh no, they're just like the cartoons in the New Yorker, I'm just too stupid to understand them. But after weeks of analysis, I've come to the conclusion that we're smart enough, they just suck, and they almost never have anything to do with business, or the right wing agenda of the Wall Street Journal.
This is the part of the post where I attempt to write funnier captions. Don't forget, this is a "business" comic for Wall Street Journal readers that is officially housed in the collections of the Harvard Business School Library assuring that future generations of MBA assholes will have no sense of humor. If you are the president of a major university and want to house a collection of my work, e-mail me, we'll talk.
And today's winner so far:
I'm sorry, but there are a lot of ways to draw two people waving good-bye, and that's not one of them. Those are definitely Nazi salutes. No accident. The editors, Mr. Murdoch, and Mr. Rove all secretly sport wood when they look at this crap.