Friday, December 31, 2010

two Winsor McKay cartoons about a path not taken

McKay wanted the US to stay out of the World War. The idea may seem heartless, but without US intervention, the Treaty of Versailles would have been more just and the Nazis would never have risen to power.

He was right about the wastefulness of war:

And he knew that refusing to intervene did not mean refusing to help:

Both images from Golden Age Comic Book Stories.