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Political cartoons have been called a "yardstick to measure tolerance in a society." So what does the latest cartoon controversy tell us about ourselves?
Last week, it was all over the news - everyone was talking about a front-page caricature in the New Yorker of Democratic Presidential hopeful Barack Obama and his wife. It portrayed Obama as a flag-burning, fist bumping Muslim, and his wife Michelle as a gun-toting radical.
It was viewed as both tasteless and satirical, and called into question the role of cartoons and political correctness in our society.
Today where we live - we'll talk with the author of a book called Islamophobia: Making Muslims the Enemy, that looks at how media caricatures Islam, post 9/11.
And, we'll talk with Rob Rogers and Bob Englehart, two leading political cartoonists - about where they draw the line.
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