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Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 09/11/2010

9/11 IMAGES: Today's 5 Most Eye-Catching Cartoons

By Michael Cavna


On this day of mourning and commemoration, a nation acknowledges the anniversary of the terrorist attacks in so many ways. Many flock to Ground Zero ahead of anticipated mosque protests, while others mourn at the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania. Ninth-anniversary events spur many to consider America's relationship with Islam. A pastor calls off a headline-grabbing Quran burning for which he'd purposefully chosen today's date. And many of us remember where we were on the darkest day when the towers fell.

In the days immediately after the attack, cartoonists responded with poignant cartoons that attempted to tap a nation's spirit and resolve and sorrow and unity.

Today, five editorial cartoonists notably reflect a sense of where we are nine years later. Here is their work:


STEVE BREEN:

breen911one.jpg (San Diego Union-Tribune)


STEVE BENSON:

911benson.jpg(The Arizona Republic)

MARSHALL RAMSEY:

911ramsey.jpg(The Clarion-Ledger))


ED STEIN:

911stein.gif


ROBERT ARIAIL:
911ariail.gif(Spartanburg Herald-Journal)

By Michael Cavna  | September 11, 2010; 12:45 PM ET
Categories:  The Political Cartoon  | Tags:  9/11 cartoons, Ed Stein, Marshall Ramsey, Robert Ariail, Steve Benson, Steve Breen  
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Comments

Off the topic, but why does the washpost, on sundays, shrink Zippy and Liberty Meadows down to the point that I can't read the printed words. The rest of the week, OK.

Posted by: olddog1 | September 12, 2010 8:59 AM | Report abuse

For many, many years I read the print edition of The WP and always enjoyed the comics (one reason I bought The Post). Now I read it online. Liberty Meadows I like to read, but I can not because the words are always blurred. I reported this to the WP before but the problem persists. Can you do something about it? Thank you.PAC PS--Does Frank Cho know about this problem? I hope it's not so in every newspaper for he'll be out of business soon.

Posted by: pcalpar | September 12, 2010 10:49 AM | Report abuse

Thanks to you both for your feedback. I'll raise this with the online producers.

--M.C.

Posted by: cavnam | September 12, 2010 11:03 AM | Report abuse

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