Macron and Putin meet in Moscow

Cartoon News with a Twist

Social Distancing – Moscow Style

The post-meeting read-out said that although the two leaders started the meeting far apart…literally at opposite ends of a (very big) table, no matter how hard their aides tried, they couldn’t make the table smaller…or get them closer together!

Macron: “Can’t someone remove some of the leaves? Mon dieu! This ‘image ridicule is going out all over the world.” Putin: “And I look like a ‘pin-head.’Macron: “And I look like I have a swelled head!” Putin: “Well, you are French.”

Published by Ted Block

Ted Block is a veteran “Mad Man,” having spent 45+ years in the advertising industry. During his career, he was media director of several advertising agencies, including Benton & Bowles in New York and Foote, Cone and Belding in San Francisco; account management director on clients as varied as Clorox, Levi’s and the California Raisin Advisory Board (yes, Ted was responsible for the California Dancing Raisins campaign); and regional director for Asia based in Tokyo for Foote, Cone where he was also the founding president of FCB’s Japanese operations. Ted holds a Bachelor’s degree in communications from Queens College and, before starting in advertising, served on active duty as an officer on USS McCloy (DE-1038) in the U.S. Navy. Besides writing Around the Block, Ted is also a guest columnist for the Palm Beach Post.

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