Before Fox News, ‘fake news’ was ‘yellow journalism’ (toons)


Nasty lying scoundrels, despicable peddlers of lies, and, mostly, people who published stuff others hoped would never see the light of day, were called “Yellow Journalists” in the 19th Century.

Who is the villain in the cartoon above? The sensational newspapers spinning “twaddle” about an election.

Public Domain Review, which curates public domain images like these, explains:

Mas…Before Fox News, ‘fake news’ was ‘yellow journalism’ (toons)

Jon Stewart: How Obama’s amnesty shreds the Constitution (video)


With the midterm election over, President Obama’s plan to use his executive powers to ease immigration issues for DREAMers, Central American refugees and others has Republicans up in arms about so-called “amnesty.”

Obama is “shredding the Constitution,” they claim, and even Mitt Romney, for Pete’s sake, has to remind Obama that he, Obama, is a loser. Jon Stewart and The Daily Show — with the help of Fox News — explain the big picture.

Forget Los Oscars: Mira Los Hectors©! POCHO’s Annual Awards

Behold, The Hectors©, bestowed for Excellence in Mockability.

The Hectors© are named for POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz’ cousin Hector (photo), who is excellent at ruining family gatherings, especially when he has downed his third 12-pack. He hasn’t seen a film since Blood In, Blood Out.

And the Hector© goes to:

Mas…Forget Los Oscars: Mira Los Hectors©! POCHO’s Annual Awards