How cartoons portrayed the Women’s March and Trump’s historic weekend

By Michael Cavna

HISTORY WAS made on the Mall in D.C. twice in recent days, and yet again, as during the presidential campaign, so much chatter was devoted to size and spin — as in, whose event was bigger according to stats and “alternative facts.”

The writing was on the Memorial wall back in November, as it became clear that President Trump’s inauguration and the Women’s March on Washington would occur within 24 hours of each other on the same physical space — like the Hatfields and McCoys, if the Hatfields were a bit fixated on comparative crowd counts, and the McCoys favored pink knit hats to cowboy hats.

Here is how cartoonists in the United States and abroad sized up the twin events in Washington:

MIKE LUCKOVICH:

MIKE KEEFE:

PAUL ZANETTI:

R.J. MATSON:

ADAM ZYGLIS:

 

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