A large boot is crushing Lady Liberty while a trooper says to the boot, "Hey trooper—got something on your shoe."
Ben Sargent

Loon Star: Trampled Liberty

The latest cartoon from Ben Sargent.

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Ben Sargent, a bald, older white man with a bushy white beard is dressed in a suit and red bowtie, with his artistic tools, including pens, in front of him.

A version of this story ran in the September / October 2020 issue.

To see more political cartoons from Ben Sargent, visit our Loon Star State section, or find Observer political reporting here.

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