Charlie Hebdo massacre won’t scare cartoonists

Filed in International by on January 7, 2015

On Wednesday a group of thugs broke into the Paris offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and brutally massacred 12 people, including cartoonists, journalists and security officers.

It was an attack on free speech. It was an attack on civilized society. And it was an attack on a brave publication full of cartoonists who all too often have had to deal with threats, ridicule and anger.

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Rob Tornoe is a local cartoonist and columnist, and can be seen in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Press of Atlantic City, The News Journal, and the Dover Post chain of newspapers. He's also a contributor to Media Matters and WHYY. Web site: Twitter: @RobTornoe

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  1. Dorian Gray says:

    Je Suis Charlie

  2. mouse says:

    Another reason to stop buring oil and funding murderers

  3. bamboozer says:

    It has also empowered France’s National Front, the radical far right party that has been on the fringe for decades , now on the way to near majority. They make the Tea Party look tepid, mild and rational.