Ed Driscoll

Cartoon of the Day

The Road to Serfdom, cartoon-style, from General Motors, circa 1945 — which makes for an awfully ironic sponsor, both then and now.

Though the ending has been toned down a bit over the years — these days, European central planning doesn’t always (SPOILER ALERT!) lead to being shot. Instead, sometimes you’re merely deposited into “scum village” — or camps of concentration, as they were once known in less enlightened days.