A cartoon of Texas with the words "Loon Star State" inside its outline. The "L" in "Loon" is wearing a hat that's part cowboy and part dunce cap.

Loon Star State: Hoax

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A version of this story ran in the January / February 2024 issue.

A cartoon of firefighters accessing a burning building via a window, only to discover a Republican elephant inside. The fire is labeled "Climate Collapse." One firefighter turns to another and says, "Forget it—he insists fire is just a hoax."
(Ben Sargent/Texas Observer)

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

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