SOMETHING ABOUT the politics that surround yet another school shooting in America set off President Trump in unforeseen ways.
First, the president said — and then clarified — that he’d like to arm some teachers. You know, the ones with “a natural talent” for it, like the ability to be an eagle-eyed marksman on the putting green.
Then, in his response to the Parkland, Fla., school shooting that left 17 dead, Trump made a bold claim of make-believe heroism Monday at the White House. The president boasted while musing hypothetically about the shooting: “I really believe I’d run in, even if I didn’t have a weapon,”
How do the nation’s cartoonists approach a punchline that writes itself? Well, here is how they are rendering judgment on Trump’s school-shooting remarks: