Nothing is quite as tantalizing to many cartoonists as a visual-heavy news story that lacks audio. Such a story just begs for sharp-witted satirists to fill in the blanks.
As President-elect Obama visited the White House last week, viewers got plenty of images -- but most of it played out as if someone had hit the mute button. Thankfully, smart cartoonists -- such as the five below -- have their own creative remote-controls.
Of the hundreds of cartoons we culled through on the transition of power, these were our Fave Five. Now it's your turn: Which cartoonist best nailed it?
Matt Davies (The Journal News)
Steve Benson (The Arizona Republic)
Robert Ariail(The State [S.C.])
Lisa Benson (WPWG)
John Trever (The Albuquerque Journal)
Editor's Note: Our apologies -- we included the wrong Lisa Benson cartoon earlier today. This version has been corrected.