OF DOWNGRADES & DOWNTURNS: 6 Top U.S. Economy Cartoons

Recession! Credit downgrade! DOUBLE DIP!

The blare of scary headlines is louder than the thundering scamper to gold conversion. Creditwise, the U.S. has lost an “A.” And the great Taiwan-based animators have rendered the economic state as “Barackalypse Now!”

The cartoonists aim to ease our pain and divert our panic. To wit: Here are Six Top American Economy Cartoons:

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JEFF KOTERBA:


(JEFF KOTERBA/Omaha World Herald)

(PATRICK CHAPPATTE/International Herald Tribune (courtesy of Cagle Cartoons))

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JEFF STAHLER:

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(JEFF STAHLER/Columbus Dispatch)

R.J. MATSON:


(RJ MATSON/St. Louis Post Dispatch)

NATE BEELER:


(NATE BEELER/Washington Examiner)

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Writer/artist/visual storyteller Michael Cavna is creator of the "Comic Riffs" column and graphic-novel reviewer for The Post's Book World. He relishes sharp-eyed satire in most any form.

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