Obama and the Debt Ceiling

Is all this posturing about the debt ceiling just a waste of time? Check out our new cartoon collection to find out.

As the August 2 deadline for raising the debt ceiling grows near, several economists and organizations, let by Warren Buffett, are calling for an end of the debt ceiling entirely, arguing it is nothing more than an “artificial limit” that ends up wasting time in Congress.

Speaking of wasting time, the Republican-controlled House is set to pass a balanced budget amendment that has no shot of passing the Senate, and that Obama has already said he’d veto. What do our cartoonists think of all these shenanigans? Check out our Obama and the Debt Ceiling cartoon collection to find out.

By Daryl Cagle

Daryl Cagle is the founder and owner of Cagle Cartoons, Inc. He is one of the most widely published editorial cartoonists and is also the editor of The Cagle Post. For the past 35 years, Daryl has been one of America’s most prolific cartoonists.