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Martin Doyle Cartoon: A small story of great suspense

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 4:35 pm | Martin Doyle

The torture and execution of civilians in Syrian prisons is one of the worst atrocities of modern times. But it remains a secret hell within a much-televised war. Amnesty International deserves credit for revealing the reign of terror [via mass hangings] ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Put away your spades

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 2:41 pm | Martin Doyle

The decision by Wellington Mayor Justin Lester to take moves to have Katherine Mansfield exhumed from her grave at Fontainebleau and brought back to New Zealand is nothing short of an abomination. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: It's all mimi me

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 11:34 am | Martin Doyle

Considering how polluted our streams and rivers are, and the contamination of some towns' water supplies by cow and sheep urine, it's bizarre that so many individuals, Maori and Pakeha alike, are exporting "pure" water to the world. It's not out of ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Living in the Wired House

Friday, 17 March 2017, 3:55 pm | Martin Doyle

President Trump's inflammatory claims about being wire-tapped by Barack Obama, and then challenging his own intelligence agencies [who deny it], are deeply worrying behaviours. This is not a media strategy. It's a form of delusional mental illness ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Anyone for a Turkish delight?

Monday, 13 March 2017, 3:43 pm | Martin Doyle

We've obviously entered a new dark time when a world leader, President Erdogan of Turkey, can insult first Germany, and now the Netherlands, by calling them "Nazis" and "Fascists". More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: You are a liar, Mr Trump

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 2:31 pm | Martin Doyle

President Trump's unsubstantiated claims over wire-tapping seem bizarre coming from a world leader. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: This Court is in Sessions

Monday, 6 March 2017, 1:23 pm | Martin Doyle

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions sounds unreliable when talking about his Russian contacts. Suspicions grow that Russia helped influence American voters away from Hillary Clinton. Would Russia dare to interfere in the democratic process? Let us ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: To Hell in a handbasket

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 3:29 pm | Martin Doyle

Despite the many confident predictions that President Trump will be voted out of office at the next election, there is a growing sense he is getting firmly ensconced in the White House thank you very much. And the world watches on nervously. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Putting the I into KL

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 1:04 pm | Martin Doyle

The execution of Kim Jong Nam in the concourse of Kuala Lumpur Airport is effectively a significant act of terrorism. It will make airport users all over the world a little nervous about who's standing behind them. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Fake it till you make it

Monday, 20 February 2017, 4:58 pm | Martin Doyle

The Trump rally in Florida was a corny, gross orgy of self-indulgence. One has to worry for the mental health of his gasping supporters. Not to mention the rest of us. We seem to have entered a weird new Age of Farce with no obvious exit doors. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Rocking the cradle

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 3:39 pm | Martin Doyle

Is the education system of the United States now just a plaything of the plutocracy? The new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has no experience or expertise in pedagogy. What other nation would ever take such a risk.... [Gulp. Us] More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Rethinking the Muslim Ban

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 4:01 pm | Martin Doyle

Massaging the truth and blaming previous governments for anything you can't explain away are not new techniques to politicians [Don't we know it]. But the media approach of the new Trump apparatus is going to test public gullibility to breaking point. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon - El Muro de Muertos

Monday, 30 January 2017, 11:55 am | Martin Doyle

President Pena Nieto of Mexico is acting like a hurt little angel over the wall being proposed by President Trump. But Mexico not only has its own drug hell to deal with, but it also supplies 90 per cent of the cocaine entering the USA, is a major supplier ... More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Wall off Mexico!

Friday, 27 January 2017, 2:46 pm | Martin Doyle

Building a wall with Mexico is a sign of how President Trump is going to stick to his promises. Likewise, he earlier axed the TPP. Is he likely to be convinced by New Zealand to reinstate it? [Good luck with that one]. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: And quiet flows the Don

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 5:12 pm | Martin Doyle

If the current circus surrounding Donald Trump's life continues unabated, the White House may need to be renamed the Mad House.  And if the claims re his use of Moscow prostitutes prove true, then the Cold War is truly over. One suspects the War of ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: The new breed...

Monday, 12 December 2016, 4:57 pm | Martin Doyle

While it's refreshing to have two new faces leading New Zealand, neither Bill English nor Paula Bennett have ever shone out as more than grunters and barkers in terms of communicating with the masses. Still, we can only wait and see. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Wonder who the PM and Deputy will be

Friday, 9 December 2016, 5:34 pm | Martin Doyle

Even before Monday's caucus vote for New Zealand's next Prime Minister and Deputy, we already know the identity of the former. Whether the deputy is Simon Bridges or Paula Bennett is almost irrelevant to New Zealand media and cartoonists.. This is ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Worst in the English-speaking world

Friday, 2 December 2016, 5:15 pm | Martin Doyle

The news that New Zealand 10-year-olds are the worst in the English-speaking world at Maths and Science has been greeted with a lack of comment one would only expect from the braindead. Do we have a Minister of Education in the house? An Opposition? ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Cometh the hour Comey the man

Monday, 7 November 2016, 5:11 pm | Martin Doyle

With only 24 hours to go before voters go to the polls in the US presidential election, FBI director James Comey has finally come out and cleared Hillary Clinton of evidence of criminality. If he is still itching to investigate something, he could consider ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Out of Seclusion

Monday, 7 November 2016, 1:21 pm | Martin Doyle

Teachers are doomed. Almost from the moment they were banned from using "Seclusion Rooms" to control troubled pupils, a very unsavoury influence was spotted once more in the playground - the dreaded Novopay. More >>



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