A political cartoon and currently the “memes”, are made for the purpose of conveying editorial commentary on politics, politicians, and current events. These publications play a fundamental role in the political discourse of a society that must hang on to freedom of speech and of the press.
A political cartoon and a meme are a way of expressing situations both in metaphorical and satirical language. It may point out the contexts, problems, and discrepancies of a political situation.
“Humor is a very serious matter” Mexico´s favorite artist “Cantinflas” used to say. So, welcome to this new section in The Yucatan Times… where we take humor very seriously and we never underestimate the power of cartoons and memes.