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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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Wreckless love

By: - April 13, 2022

A bill sponsored by Rep. Tom Leatherwood, R-Arlington, to create a new form of marriage in Tennessee was devised to skirt same-set marriage laws but hit a snag when opponents pointed out it gave no minimum age, allowing minors to marry.

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Cartoon by John Cole depicts Ford Motor Co.'s slogan - "Quality is Job 1" - as compared to treatment of Mason, Tenn.

Inequality is Job 1

By: - April 6, 2022

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Editorial cartoonist John Cole draws the Tennessee capitol with questions about subpoenas coming out of it. "Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the subpoenas is."

Spring is sprung in Tennessee

By: - March 30, 2022

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Glass half full

Glass half full?

By: - March 23, 2022

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Up from the ashes

By: - March 16, 2022