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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‘Quarterly capitalism’ and the destruction of DuPont

Filed in Delaware by on October 9, 2015 1 Comment

The “resignation” of DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman is an example of the importance Wall Street places on short-term performance, something Hillary Clinton has dubbed “quarterly capitalism.”

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It only took a hurricane to get Chris Christie to care about New Jersey

Filed in National by on October 2, 2015 0 Comments

It only took a hurricane to force Chris Christie back to New Jersey to do the job he was elected for.

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Chris Christie tried to convince 23 million Americans he supports medical marijuana. He doesn’t

Filed in National by on September 18, 2015 2 Comments

Chris Christie has done everything he can to drag his feet on implementing medical marijuana in New Jersey. Here are the facts.

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Hillary raising money in Joe Biden country

Filed in Delaware by on August 21, 2015 6 Comments

Hillary Clinton is coming to Rehoboth Beach, so please don’t mention Joe Biden while she’s here.

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Cannonball! Should Biden disrupt the 2016 election?

Filed in Delaware, National by on August 3, 2015 9 Comments

To quote Ron Burgandy, “That escalated quickly.”

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Delaware lawmakers are killing the golden goose

Filed in Delaware by on June 19, 2015 8 Comments

As I was coming up with ideas for my new cartoon, I had a surprising revelation – I was actually sympathizing with Delaware’s beleaguered casinos?

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Tornoe cartoon: RIP Beau Biden

Filed in Delaware by on June 1, 2015 2 Comments

As a new father, I had a hard time drawing today’s cartoon about the death of Beau Biden.

Normally, I include an essay when I post my cartoons, which enables me to broaden the discussion and examine the nuance of a subject beyond the single-focus of a cartoon.

But this is different.

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A new punishment for people who litter at the beach

Filed in Delaware by on June 1, 2015 2 Comments

Hate those dirty litterbugs who soil our pristine beaches? So do Kristen and I! Good thing we came up with a suitable punishment.

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Markell an imperfect messenger on infrastructure funding

Filed in Delaware by on May 26, 2015 3 Comments

Gov. Markell is right when he says that as a state, “We just have to make more investments in our roads and bridges.” He’s also part of the problem.

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Spineless Dems won’t say it, so I will: Menendez should resign

Filed in National by on April 8, 2015 1 Comment

Bob MenendezIf Triumph the Comic Insult Dog would here, he’d say we may not know if Sen. Bob Menendez is guilty or innocent, but we do know one thing: “He’s guilty.”

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Chris Christie: Presidency more important than helping Atlantic City

Filed in National by on April 1, 2015 1 Comment

“ChipIt’s becoming increasingly clear that Chris Christie cares more about being president than anything happening back in New Jersey.

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Does Delaware deserve to kill?

Filed in Delaware by on March 27, 2015 10 Comments

“ChipThe real question isn’t “Do people deserve to die for the crimes they’ve committed?”, it’s “Do we deserve to kill?”

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Wilmington kids being taught the lesson of failure

Filed in Delaware by on February 13, 2015 45 Comments

“ChipAs I sat down to draw a cartoon about the ongoing feud between Governor Jack Markell and the Christina School District, I realized pretty quickly I had a problem.

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