John Cole's political cartoons on Pennsylvania politics appear weekly on the Pennsylvania Capital-Star's Commentary Page.
All aboard the bipartisan express? | Editorial cartoon
By: John Cole - January 21, 2023
Gov. Josh Shapiro promised a cabinet that looks like Pa. Now to get them confirmed.
Is there a statute of limitations on bad ideas? | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - January 14, 2023
Pennsylvania Senate lawmakers voted 28-21 to approve a three-part constitutional amendment package that could appear on the May 2023 ballot.
The GOP’s New Year’s resolution | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - December 31, 2022
Will Republicans give up the myth of the stolen election in 2023?
Who’s taking the ‘special’ out of Pa.’s special elections? | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - December 24, 2022
Pa. House Democrats and Republicans are fighting in court over who gets to call special elections for three vacant seats.
The thing about U.S. Rep. Scott Perry is … | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - December 17, 2022
The central Pa. lawmaker featured prominently in text messages to a former Trump White House official that featured conspiracy theories.
Pa.’s unemployment compensation system, explained | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - December 3, 2022
An already fragile system ‘crumbled’ during the pandemic. A new report offers a path to fixing it.
Pa. keeps missing the mark on its Chesapeake Bay clean-up plans | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - November 26, 2022
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has rejected a third plan from Pennsylvania environmental officials aimed at reducing pollution in the Chesapeake Bay..
Who’s the turkey in the Krasner impeachment? | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - November 19, 2022
The Pa. House has approved impeachment articles against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.
Will 2022 be a wave (of lawsuits) election? | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - November 5, 2022
Pa.'s 2022 elections are likely to generate a new round of lawsuits over mail-in ballots, retired judges said this week.