“Smart, careful, and absolutely un-American.”
Now, Chronicle Herald cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon has illustrated an editorial, adding sanguine commentary to the Canadian gun violence conversation.
— As It Happens (@cbcasithappens) October 24, 2014
MacKinnon, an award-winning cartoonist, gained international recognition Wednesday for the poignant war memorial editorial cartoon he drew in tribute to fallen Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.
According to The Chronicle Herald, a portion of the proceeds from reprints of MacKinnon’s cartoon, titled “Shooting on Parliament Hill,” will be donated to Cpl. Cirillo’s family.
— Steve Ladurantaye (@sladurantaye) October 23, 2014
“I thought that the symbolism of the war monument and this unarmed soldier who was guarding it was inescapable,” he told Global News Halifax.
“It was very, very powerful, and so I needed to do something with that.”
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