Cartoons are funny. Political satire is biting and exacting humor in light of the truth stated within the art drawn. Cartoonist Garrison does what the journalist refuses to do – tell the true story.
The phrase word salad is specific to Psychiatry or Neurology. It is defined as:
psychology : unintelligible, extremely disorganized speech or writing manifested as a symptom of a mental disorder (such as schizophrenia)Damage to Wernicke’s area can result in the loss of semantic associations … . Trying to speak results in garbled, nonsensical juxtapositions that neuroscientists call “word salad“.
Some Medical Conditions that lead to a person speaking word salad phrases:
- receptive aphasia
- anoxic brain injury
Any person who consistently presents using incoherent non associated nonsensical phrases deemed word salad is a person exhibiting symptoms linked to an underlying mental or medical condition.
The United States President is impaired – severely. He grows exponentially worse with each public showing.
And that sobering fact is no laughing matter for the American citizens whose freedoms and security hang in the balance.