Trying to eliminate the income tax or reform the tax code is harder than it looks. Credit:

Gov. Paul LePage, once again, made a violent joke toward the Maine media — this time saying he’d like to shoot BDN cartoonist George Danby.

His joke wasn’t funny. But Danby’s cartoons are.

Here are several recent cartoons where Danby has satirized the governor.

Check out his archives here. What’s your favorite?

Budget fight

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Awaiting the governor’s signature…. Credit: George Danby

Inside LePage’s mind

Budget enactment: Midnight, June 30. Tick, tick, tick….
Budget enactment: Midnight, June 30. Tick, tick, tick…. Credit: Geoge Danby

Welfare reform

Welfare reform 2015: Tough love.
Welfare reform 2015: Tough love. Credit:

 Record-breaking session

The governor and lawmakers making beautiful music together in Augusta.
The governor and lawmakers making beautiful music together in Augusta. Credit:

LePage Tax Bop!

Trying to eliminate the income tax or reform the tax code is harder than it looks.
Trying to eliminate the income tax or reform the tax code is harder than it looks. Credit:

The Duel

The governor and attorney general at odds over “veto power.”
The governor and attorney general at odds over “veto power.” Credit:

Bond bargaining

The governor holds more than 30 land preservation projects hostage until he gets his bill to increase logging for heating revenue.
The governor holds more than 30 land preservation projects hostage until he gets his bill to increase logging for heating revenue. Credit:

LePage vs Katz

Republican lawmaker challenges LePage’s action on bonds.
Republican lawmaker challenges LePage’s action on bonds. Credit:

Tax Reform

The news articles about Portland hosting the world’s top bowlers, with the Professional Bowlers Association in Maine for the first time, gave way to a cartoon idea. Gov. Paul LePage, Bowling for Dollars : Trying to reform the tax code is harder than it looks!
The news articles about Portland hosting the world’s top bowlers, with the Professional Bowlers Association in Maine for the first time, gave way to a cartoon idea. Credit:

Dan MacLeod

Dan MacLeod is the managing editor of the Bangor Daily News. He's an Orland native who moved to Portland in 2002 and now lives in Unity. He's been a journalist since 2008, and previously worked for the...