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When cartoons get political

Today’s more grown up cartoons might satirise politics in outrageous fashion, but even back in the early days of animated sketches, politic ribbing was rife – like, for instance, the US government bankrolling Disney to comically scoff at Hitler as part of their WW2 propaganda machine.

And let’s face it, if not for cartoons, politics would be a less interesting place. With that in mind, we’ve compiled the ten best examples of when cartoons get political.

South Park – 9/11 conspiracy

Family Guy – Middle Eastern suicide bombers

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