Rob Tornoe

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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Delaware finally has a budget. Now let’s consolidate the schools

Filed in Delaware, Education by on July 5, 2017 5 Comments

Saving money isn’t the only reason consolidating Delaware’s 19 school districts makes sense.

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Delaware’s stupid, no-good, unfair tax code

Filed in Delaware by on April 24, 2017 22 Comments

John Carney is right to want to spread the pain of Delaware’s massive budget around. But he could do more if he actually wanted to fix the state’s terrible tax code.

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Trump-backer Colin Bonini is going to need a long shower after this campaign

Filed in Delaware by on October 25, 2016 2 Comments

Colin Bonini has steadfastly refused to unendorse the walking punchline that is Donald Trump, and lately he’s even using the same racist dog whistle.

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I actually agree with Christine O’Donnell, and think Mike Castle is wrong

Filed in Delaware by on May 13, 2016 7 Comments

Here’s something I never thought I’d write in a million years – Christine O’Donnell is right.

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The eerie similarities between Donald Trump and Christine O’Donnell

Filed in Delaware by on March 11, 2016 3 Comments

Didn’t Republicans learn their lesson?

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Your annual reminder: It’s time Delaware raises the gas tax

Filed in Delaware by on February 23, 2016 0 Comments

With 48 structurally deficient bridges and no gas tax increase since 1993, it’s time.

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If you hated Delaware’s apology for slavery, you might be a racist

Filed in Delaware by on February 15, 2016 62 Comments

Delaware’s mea culpa is just the first step.

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Yippee! $10.50 an hour… in 2020. Maybe.

Filed in Delaware by on February 8, 2016 0 Comments

I should be celebrating. After all, the Delaware Senate actually managed to pass a bill last week that would increase Delaware’s paltry minimum wage to $10.50 an hour.

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We don’t need more guns in Delaware’s state parks

Filed in Delaware by on January 8, 2016 6 Comments

If my gun-toting friends out there are so afraid to go to a Delaware state park unarmed, here’s a simple suggestion – stay home.

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DowDuPont: Better living through layoffs

Filed in Delaware by on December 22, 2015 5 Comments

“The pink slips were placed in the stockings with care…”

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Black vs. Blue: Where is the justice?

Filed in Delaware by on December 9, 2015 6 Comments

A white cop on an white police force severely injures a surrendering black suspect, and a white jury lets him off to the cheers of white president of his police union. And you’re telling me race isn’t important?

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Chris Christie should be ashamed of his fear-mongering

Filed in National by on November 17, 2015 38 Comments

Chris Christie is the worst type of cynical fear-peddler, playing on the Islamophobia rampant among a large number of Republican supporters in a cheap ploy to garner votes.

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Only one way to stop Obamacare rate hikes in Delaware

Filed in Delaware by on October 14, 2015 14 Comments

Despite all its benefits, Obamacre was always just going to be a Band-Aid for our health care woes. Now Delaware is getting hit by double-digit rate hikes. Is there a solution? Yes, and it’s been right in front of us the entire time.

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