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I Am Spartacus!

Written By: Mike Antonucci - Dec• 05•08

The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that its Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist, Steve Breen, had been invited to speak about his work to students of Sunset View Elementary School. But the invitation was rescinded soon after the accompanying Breen cartoon was published in the Union-Tribune‘s December 3 edition.

Hot Air has already picked up the story, but wouldn’t it be great if blogs all over the country posted the Breen cartoon in protest? I don’t know how to create a viral Internet movement, but I think it would be awesome.

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3 Comments

  1. allen says:

    Looks like an exhibit for the Internet Museum of Regrettable Decisions. If memory serves you’ve got lots of exhibits you could contribute.

  2. GraniteGrok says:

    Invited, then disinvited……

    Unions – a prickly sort of organization, especially the teacher kind.  Seems they don’t take lightly to criticism, especially when it is dead on:  The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that its Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist…

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