[Foundation-l] Racism in Commons

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 13:02:01 UTC 2007

> As far as I can tell, the illustrations were not created specifically
> for Commons. Rather, an illustrator named Carlos Latuff made them
> available as public domain artwork. As such, they could usefully serve
> as examples of particular types of political cartoonism, where we
> normally would resort to fair use.

They're not really political cartoons. Political cartoons are intended
to draw attention to a political issue. These are quite clearly
intended to shock and offend, while looking like political cartoons.

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