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Sunday Funnies - Canadian Election Edition


Canadians go to the polls tomorrow. As we headed down to the wire last week there were some great editorial cartoons.










Comments

Nicky said…
Ha! Loved that last one.
nonamedufus said…
Nicky: These are kind of limited to a Canadian sphere of interest but funny none the less.
Jaffer said…
I can see Jack is popular in Quebec ... But is that how the bloc advertises ?
Quirkyloon said…
Ha! You know what? Politics are universal so all of these made me laugh! I could so easily insert so and so's face here or there.

Ha!

And...who got married?

heh heh
nonamedufus said…
Jaffer: Yeah the Bloc have a pic of Duceppe and the words "Parlons Qc". Go figure. Don't forget to vote!
nonamedufus said…
Quirks: I'm glad they translated well. Who got married? I dunno. We lost power here for two days last week. The upside to that was we couldn't have watched all that monarchist bull crap even if we had wanted to. haha
00dozo said…
I think they're gonna have to open up the bars at 10 a.m. for this election.
;-)
nonamedufus said…
00dozo: I don't think they have that law anymore where you can't drink until the polls close. Just in case, though, I've been stocking up!
Boom Boom Larew said…
I'm so upset... they won't let me vote for you, Dufus, just because I'm an American. Where is that Canadian spirit of friendship and international relations when you need it? Eh?
nonamedufus said…
Boom Boom: The only thing I'd run for is dinner when they call my name. But I appreciate the thought.
Janna said…
I like the royal wedding one! :)
nonamedufus said…
Janna: You know something. I think more Canadians watched the royal wedding than will turn out to vote tomorrow! Hmmm...
Quirkyloon said…
Ha! You know what? Politics are universal so all of these made me laugh! I could so easily insert so and so's face here or there.

Ha!

And...who got married?

heh heh

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