'Riffs Gallery: Best of the 'Twitter Iran' Cartoons
When it comes to the role of social networking amid Iran's violent post-election uproar, comic Bill Maher may have had the satiric line of the week: "Twitter didn't save Iran. Iran saved Twitter."
Political cartoonists, too, have been mining this convergence for pointed commentary. As an occupational hazard, cartoonists, of course, become expert at marrying seemingly divergent topics. So perhaps they were best poised to combine once-disparate elements -- dire politics in Iran and the once-deemed-frivolous Twitter -- for maximum effect.
Here are a half-dozen of this Riffster's favorite "Twittering in Iran" political cartoons from recent days. You're invited to vote for your favorite
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| June 24, 2009; 12:10 PM ET
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