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SEE: 15 of the Most Striking #Ferguson Cartoons so far…

Panel from the editorial comic <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2014/11/26/sketchbook-2014-justice-blues-or-where-protest-voices-past-and-present-meet/">“2014 JUSTICE BLUES, or: When protest voices past and present meet”</a> (by Michael Cavna/The Washington Post/with apologies to Mr. Dylan)
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FERGUSON, AS a news story, offers an editorial canvas as wide as the Mighty Mo. The nation’s cartoon commentators can steer to symbols of stark racial divisions, or tack toward the legal and logistic specifics of the case, rife as it with big questions and striking irregularities. The nation’s editorial artists are turning to iconic sights like the gateway Arch and the Martin Luther King Memorial, when not invoking Lady Liberty as both lowly scales-adjuster or victim herself laid low.

Here is a roundup of some of the week’s Most Striking Ferguson Cartoons:

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RELATED: BENEATH THE COVERS: How The New Yorker’s new Ferguson cover (“Broken Arch”) was filtered through artist Bob Staake’s St. Louis past:

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