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Political cartoonists need to do some serious research on net neutrality

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Mike Lester

Political cartoonists, as satirists, routinely offer some of the most incisive commentary on the issues of the day with just a few words. Of course, it all falls apart if there's a fundamental misunderstanding of the subject being satirized. Like how net neutrality isn't actually the government, drunk with power, stomping on the free internet all to stop you from enjoying your cat videos. (Sorry, Mike Lester, but it's not!) So many cartoonists were confused, though, that this Tumblr finally had to step in to mock the mockers. This is commentary done right. But, just in case anyone is confused, here's a primer so we're all on the same page.