Well maybe it's not quite that bad, but close!
On the subject of those putrid attack ads that both major parties seem intent on badgering our sensibilities with, I would like to offer some inspiration on the subject.
Now if you politickers have a sense of humor, imagine this picture;
Harper to one side in cap and gown, complete with tassle receiving a diploma from Paul Martin bearing the inscription "Liberal Economics 101"
Next to him is Ignatieff, complete with Beanie.... hugging his latest text, "Politicking for Dummies".
There is a little orangey colored dog yapping at their feet and a stately looking gentlemen with nice hair stands smiling while reaching for his paycheck. He is mumbling something about getting a pension for the rest of his life.
Now that's a political cartoon worthy of Giles.