Equality vs. Equity

So, a couple friends posted this on FB and I did a google image search for a better link to it here.  Interesting, I couldn’t find anything.  Pretty much all the searches turned up the first two panels.  The very cool contribution here is the third panel:

(Also, I love all the complaints about this in the FB comments)

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

2 Responses to Equality vs. Equity

  1. R. Jenrette says:

    Political cartoons can be so effective. This cartoon makes the difference between equally and equitably so simple to understand that voters at all levels can see and understand the difference quickly and without much effort.
    It could be effective in a political ad with some minor changes, maybe aimed at certain interest groups and adding movement.
    Are you listening, Hillary?

  2. Jon K says:

    I liked this a lot. I think that the third panel represents wishful thinking in many situations. I think that the second panel is where we should be striving to be.

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