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Horsey,David."Walls..."Cartoon.LosAngelesTimes20Nov.2015:LosAngelesTimes.Web.12Feb.

2016.<http://www.latimes.com/opinion/topoftheticket/lanattfrenzysyrianrefugees20151119story.html>.

ThiscartoonbyJohnDeeringdepictsDonaldTrumpstandingbehindafallentreewith
anaxebehindhisback.Trumpissaying,Icannottellalie...illegalimmigrantsdidit!Deering
drewthecartooninresponsetoTrumpsconservativeopiniontowardsimmigration.Deering
believesthatTrumpwillblameimmigrantsforanything.HethinksthatTrumpsintoleranceof
immigrantsisunreasonableanddoesnotagreewithTrumpstakeonimmigration.Inthe
cartoon,Deeringusessymbolismtohelpexpresshispoint.Thefallentreeissymbolicofthe
CherryTreestoryofGeorgeWashington.Inthatstory,Washingtonsays,Icannottellalie...I
didcutitwithmyhatchet.Deeringusesbothsymbolismandironytoconveyhispointthat
Trumpsprejudicetowardsimmigrantsispoor.


Bennett,Clay."TheMeltingPot."Cartoon.CartoonistGroup.14Dec.2015.Web.12Feb.2016.
<http://www.cartoonistgroup.com/store/add.php?iid=136685>.

Inthiscartoon,
TheMeltingPot
byClayBennett,Bennettdepictsthemeltingpotthat
makesupAmerica.HedrewthiscartooninresponsetoDonaldTrumpsantiimmigration
remarks.Americaisknownasameltingpotbecauseitisacombinationofculturesandpeople.
Inthiscartoon,BennettisimplyingthatallculturesmakeupAmericaandthatthediversityisan
importantaspecttothecountry.Oneofthebottles,however,islabeledTrumpandhasthe
symbolforpoison.BennettisconveyingthattheproblemwithAmericaisnotthecombinationof
racesandcultures,butratherDonaldTrumpandthosewhoagreewithhistakeonimmigration.
LabelingisanimportanttoolthatBennettuses.Helabelsthebottlesandcanswithwordslike
Latino,European,andMuslim,andlabelsthebottleofpoisonTrump,inordertomakehis
messageclear.


Varvel,Gary."USImmigrationScreening."Cartoon.CartoonistGroup.3Jan.2016.Web.12Feb.2016.
<http://www.cartoonistgroup.com/store/add.php?iid=137512>.

GaryVarvelisacartoonistfortheIndianapolisStarandisdrawshiscartoonsfroma
conservativepointofview.Hisconservativeviewisdisplayedthroughthiscartoon,inwhich
VarvelconveyingthathedoesnotagreewithPresidentObamascurrentimmigrationscreening
processwhenlettingSyrianrefugeesintothecountry.Varvelfeelsthatthescreeningprocessis
toocasualandmustbemoresafe.ThecartoonwaspublishedinresponsetowhatVarvelsees
asObamasleniencytowardsSyrianrefugees.VarveldepictsaSyrianrefugeeasaterrorist,
andthemanwhoisscreeninghimishappilyallowinghimintothecountry.Labelingisan
importanttoolusedinthiscartoonbecauseitmakestheimagecleartotheviewer.Bylabeling
thestampswithapprovedandlabelingthebannerU.S.ImmigrationScreening,Varvelisable
toclearlyportraythesituationinthecartoon.

Horsey,David."Walls..."Cartoon.LosAngelesTimes20Nov.2015:LosAngelesTimes.Web.12Feb.
2016.<http://www.latimes.com/opinion/topoftheticket/lanattfrenzysyrianrefugees20151119story.html>.

InthiscartoonbyDavidHorsey,Americaisdepictedasscaredofotherpeopleentering

thecountry.Americaisrepresentedbyamanwhoiscompletelysurroundedbywallsbutisstill
sayingthathedoesntfeelsafe.HorseyistryingtoconveythattheUnitedStatesistoo
worriedaboutlettinginothercultures,andiscriticizingtheviewsofmanyAmericans.Labeling
isanimportantstrategythatHorseyusesinthiscartoon.Withlabeling,itisclearthattheperson
representstheUnitedStatesbecauseUSAiswrittenonhishat.Thethreelabelsonthewalls
alsohelptostrengthenHorseyscartoon,displayingAmericasintoleranceforimmigrants.
HorseybelongstotheDemocratpartyandhiscartoonstendtoleanliberal,whichisshown
throughthiscartoon.


Lester,Mike.Cartoon.CartoonistGroup.5Jan.2016.Web.15Feb.2016.
<http://www.cartoonistgroup.com/store/add.php?iid=137536>.

MikeLesterisaRepublicanconservativecartoonist.Inthiscartoon,Lesterdepictsa

SyrianfamilywhohavetraveledtotheUnitedStates.Obamaisshowntonotbeinterestedin
whatthefamilyissaying.ObamasaysBlahblah,justsignandmakesuretovotedemocrat.
LesterisconveyingthatObamaandtherestoftheDemocraticpartyarewillingtoletSyrian
refugeesintothecountrysolelybecausetherefugeeswillvoteforDemocrats.Lesteris
suggestingthattheinterestofPresidentObamaisnotonthepeoplewhoneedanew,safe
home,butratheronvotesandpopularity.LabelingisatoolthatLesterusestohelp
communicatehismessagebylabelingthecardboardboxContents:100ThousandSyrian
Refugees,displayingthelargeamountofrefugeesthatObamahassuccessfullyletintothe
country.


Telnaes,Ann."WelcomingRefugees."Cartoon.CartoonistGroup.11Dec.2015.Web.12Feb.2016.
<http://www.cartoonistgroup.com/store/add.php?iid=136664>.

ThiscartoonbyAnnTelnaescomparesCanadaandtheUnitedStatesonimmigration.

TelnaesiscommunicatingtheideathatwhileCanadaisverywelcomingandopentowards
immigrants,theUnitedStatesisfarlesswelcomingandmoreintolerantofthem.Telnaesuses
flagstorepresentthetwocountries.CanadaisrepresentedbyamanwearingaCanadianflag
sweater.Themanhasopenarmsandabigsmile.America,isdepictedinasimilarstanceas
Canada,butAmericaisnotportrayedasawelcomingperson.Insteadofbeingaperson,
Americaisdepictedasahighsecurityplacewithaweaponpointedoutwardandbarbedwire
liningthetop,preventinganyimmigrantsfromentering.AnnTelnaesisanAmericancartoonist
andtendstoleanmoreliberalinhercartoons,whichisdisplayedinthiscartoon.

Peters,Mike.Cartoon.CartoonistGroup.6Jan.2016.Web.12Feb.2016.
<http://www.cartoonistgroup.com/store/add.php?iid=137640>.

InthiscartoonbyMikePeters,Petersdepictspresentdaysupportersofpoliticians,such

asDonaldTrump,whodontsupportimmigrationandwanttoridtheUnitedStatesofreligions
otherthanChristianity.HealsodrawsformerAdolfHitlersupportersfrom1933,whoare
finishingthesentenceofthepresentdaysupporters.Thepeoplefrom1933whosupported
AdolfHilteraresharingthesameopinionsasthosewhosupportfigureslikeTrump.Petersis
makingacomparisonofveryconservativeAmericansandthosewhosupportedAdolfHitlerto
showtheirsimilarities.Tohelpmakethecartoonmoreclear,Petersincludessymbolssuchas
theswastikatoconveythatthepeoplefrom1933weresupportersofAdolfHitler.Petersalso
useslabelingonthenewspaper1933isindicatethetimeperiodandgiveacluetotheviewer.

Luckovich,Mike.Cartoon.CartoonistGroup.20Dec.2015.Web.12Feb.2016.
<http://www.cartoonistgroup.com/store/add.php?iid=136966>.

InthiscartoonbyMikeLuckovich,SantaClausissittinginfrontofthreeAmerican
children.InsteadofthetypicaljoythatisimaginedwhenitcomestochildrenandChristmas
time,thechildrenareangrilyapproachingSantaClaus.Thechildrenareholdingweaponsand
areplanningtoattackSantaClausbecauseheisabeardedforeigner.Luckovichisproviding
acommentaryaboutAmericasintoleranceforimmigrants.Themessageisstronglyconveyed
becauseitisbeingdemonstratedthroughchildren,whoaregenerallythoughttobeless
prejudiceagainstpeople.Luckovichismakinganexaggeratedpointaboutthedirectioninwhich
Americansaregoing,sayingthatevenchildrenwouldaccusebelovedsymbolsassomething
negative.