A cartoonish look at this week’s news

April 13, 2013 

F ormer British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died this week, as did film critic Roger Ebert and Mouseketeer Annette Funicello. We also learned that baby boomers are bringing an epidemic of dementia. Meanwhile, in the other Washington, President Barack Obama is trying to sell his budget on both sides of the aisle, and the National Rifle Association still isn’t making sense to some people.

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