No such thing as bad publicity?

July 11, 2022 12:02 am

Virginia Beach Republican Del. Tim Anderson, an attorney, is seeking a temporary restraining order against Barnes & Noble that would have prevented the bookstore chain from making certain books that have become culture-war flashpoints accessible to minors. (Editorial cartoon by John Cole)

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John Cole
John Cole

John Cole's political cartoons on Virginia government and politics appear on the Virginia Mercury on Fridays. 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, where he developed an affection for the state, its people and its politics. His award-winning work is internationally syndicated by Cagle Cartoons.