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John Cole

John Cole

John Cole's political cartoons on Tennessee topics appear in the Tennessee Lookout weekly. He is currently the staff cartoonist for the editorial pages of The Times-Tribune in Scranton, PA. Prior to this, he enjoyed a nearly 20-year run with The Herald-Sun in Durham, NC. His award-winning work is internationally syndicated by Cagle Cartoons.

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John Cole’s Tennessee

By: - June 29, 2022

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John Cole’s Tennessee

By: - June 22, 2022

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John Cole’s Tennessee: Gun laws

By: - June 15, 2022

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A John Cole cartoon depicts the word 'Chattanooga' with bullet holes dripping blood in place of the o's

John Cole’s Tennessee

By: - June 8, 2022

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Get thee behind me.

By: - May 25, 2022

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Getting soaked: Editorial cartoonist John Cole depicts the investigation of Rep. Paul Sherrell for writing campaign checks to volunteer fire departments--and asking for cash back.

Getting soaked.

By: - May 18, 2022

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Editorial cartoonist John Cole illustrates how Tennessee's "trigger law" will ban abortion in the state upon the U.S. Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade.

Ready. Aim.

By: - May 11, 2022

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Rep. Jerry Sexton, R-Bean Station, again made national news last week when he said he would burn library books deemed inappropriate.

Book bans in Tennessee

By: - May 4, 2022

An editorial cartoon by John Cole illustrates a bill passed by Tennessee lawmakers that criminalizes sleeping in public.

Home Sweet Home

By: - April 27, 2022

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John Cole on Sen. Frank Niceley’s recent comparison of homeless people to Adolf Hitler as a favorable role model.

Springtime for Hitler!

By: - April 20, 2022