John Pritchett: Sinking Feeling - Honolulu Civil Beat


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John Pritchett

John Pritchett is an award-winning cartoonist. He has created artwork in Hawaii for decades, including 20 years at the Honolulu Weekly. See his portfolio on the web at: pritchettcartoons.com. Opinions are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Civil Beat’s views.


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About the Author

John Pritchett

John Pritchett is an award-winning cartoonist. He has created artwork in Hawaii for decades, including 20 years at the Honolulu Weekly. See his portfolio on the web at: pritchettcartoons.com. Opinions are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Civil Beat’s views.


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I would have shown the boat lower in the water. Granted, Governor Ige, your position is not an easy one. We, the people, are entitled to a functional government and the administrative infrastructure that supports it to provide leadership and required services. Is it too late to turn it around?  You and the legislature have the helm. The time to act is past. Now, let’s play catch-up. 

Rampnt_1 · 5 days ago

Best part of this cartoon is the rats, we know who they are ;)

Claw88 · 5 days ago

Gov. Ige did his part.  The legislature is also to blame.  They created lousy Emergency Laws to suspend process & rights at costly times, for long periods, & bad reasons.Emergency laws make sense: governments need to act at critical times.  The usual process can be slow.  Think war [Pearl], storm [Iniki], eruptions, floods, earthquakes, fires, riots.  Short on time defines Emergency Law.In Emergency, we give EXCESS powers to the Gov!  Gov. may ENJOY power & PROLONG it too long.  Courts allow emergency laws.  Current Covid "emergency" allows us to see how stupid, silly, incompetent, & petty our State can be with too few hands.  It is time to rewrite our Emergency Laws!!In the National Election many feel one or both candidates have neurological or personality screws loose.  Similar issues are likely in other executives.  Let’s get better & safer emergency laws for The Aloha State!

Liberty.Equality.Aloha · 5 days ago

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