With a possible Government Shutdown just hours away, at least one breed of political animal and public servant is committed to showing up for work: the nation’s hardy band of editorial cartoonists. From both sides of the aisle as well as those whose umbrage is absolutely bipartisan, here are some of the top cartoons we’ve seen so far:

(Steve Breen/San Diego Union Tribune)

(Randy Bish/Pittsburgh Tribune Review)


(Rob Rogers/Pittsburgh Post Gazette)

(Nate Beeler/Washington Examiner)


(Lisa Benson/Washington Post Writers Group)

(Joe Heller/Green Bay Press Gazette)