Je ne suis PAS charlie.I'm going to make a statement here that will probably NOT sit well with my other fellow artists, but I simply CANNOT pretend I'm not pissed.More Like This
(Reminder: I am French, and I apologize in advance for any grammatical mistakes and awkward phrasings.)
In the aftermath of the attack in Paris that claimed the lives of several people, including several cartoon artists, the world is basically flooding with support messages for the victims and their families, and people everywhere are now plastering "Je suis Charlie" (I am Charlie) messages everywhere.
And now, politicians too are joining the dance.
Let me ask you something: have you actually seen the drawings those people made? Read that newspaper?
More often that not, they are racist, sexist and homophobic.
Now, I understand that those were made as satires, as a way to shock and appall in order to get the message across. Since very often they used it to denounce racism, politi