The 50 Most Racist Political Cartoons

27. The New Joss

Artist: Robert Minor, Jr.
Publishing Date: March 1912
Published In: Cartoons Magazine
People/person Targeted: Chinese

This obviously racist depiction of a Chinese man appears to suggest the Chinese want to burn the Statue of Liberty like so much incense. But the International Team of Comics Historians claims it has the opposite meaning: That following the overthrow of the Manchurian dynasty, China had begun focusing on liberty. It's pretty hard not to get creeped out by that depiction of a Chinese man, though.

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