I sometimes grow impatient waiting for Keith Bell to churn out a cartoon that captures the sentiments of our troubled hometown. I am sure the delay is nothing more than his creative genius gestating and looping until he hits on that combination of words and images that captures the essence of, in this case, a devastating environmental event.
After the triple homicide in the 300 block of East Reed Street ignominiously credited to the CTR gang, we could use a funny uplifting cartoon from our talented RDR employee. However, those who love Keith, know he has to report the good with the bad to keep the citizenry on their toes with respect to the disproportionate amount of violent crime that is decimating our beloved community.
The ecologically devastating mine disaster originating in Silverton,Colorado fortunately happened on the other side of the continental divide from Roswell. This, presumably, means that all the poisonous toxins and heavy metals will flow more to the west than south into Roswell’s water supply which could rip out our dairy heart.
That is not particularly comforting to the cartoon’s smarter than the average bears standing on the bank of the Animus river in Colorado!
One of the lovable bears is reaffirming that the P in Environmental Protection Agency indeed stands for protection.