I’m a big fan of Chuck Asay’s political cartoons. My favorite is his nothing-left-to-steal masterpiece.
Here’s another classic. It shows the impact of the welfare state on incentives for work, self reliance, and independence.
With gems like this, no wonder he came in second place in my political cartoonist contest.
This unsigned Wizard-of-Id parody has the same basic message about labor supply and handouts, and here’s a chart with some staggering real-world evidence of how the welfare state discourages people from productive behavior.