IF PRESIDENT TRUMP wants to seek out negative press coverage — or even negative press covfefe — he can receive a highly concentrated daily dose not from cable, but cartoons.

Political cartoons, by their very nature, are set to go negative on whoever is in power, thus providing fine fodder for a leader looking for Twitter material. Plus, for shorter attention spans, cartoons provide the brevity of “killer graphics.”

In light of the president’s social-media mystery that launched a thousand “covfefe” memes, Trump can even now understand within seconds how cartoonists view the art of his digital miscommunication. Because if the inner White House circle cannot persuade the president to put down his smartphone at night and stop tweeting, perhaps these simple graphics can:

R.J. MATSON:

(R.J. Matson/CagleCartoons.com)

JEFF KOTERBA:

(Jeff Koterba/Omaha World-Herald via CagleCartoons.com)

GARY McCOY:

(Gary McCoy/CagleCartoons.com)

SIGNE WILKINSON:


(Signe Wilkinson/Philly.com via WPWG)

ADAM ZYGLIS:

by Adam Zyglis / Buffalo News (CagleCartoons.com) 2017

TOM TOLES:


(Tom Toles/The Washington Post)

This post has been updated.

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