The U.S. is Sick, 01.11.13

Ink and colored pencil on National Geographic map | 31.25X21.25″

The Red, White and Blue is green around the gills. Something is rotten in the Home of the Whopper.

I had already begun working on this as a personal project when the nationwide flu epidemic reared its ugly head.

I offered it up at The Pilot and we were ready to run it with a timely story about the outbreak, but then, the story trailed off and the last I heard, this flu season is pretty typical.

Oh well. It still illustrates my original point: the country is on its death bed.