A cartoon that appeared in The News Tribune (Cartoonists’ sketchpad, 1-4) portrays two people snowmobiling in the mountains with the caption, “Utah believes in traditional marriage . . . ask any of my four wives.” This cartoon shows bigotry and ignorance at its best.
A bigot is defined as “someone who as a result of their prejudices or views sees other people with contempt or intolerance on the basis of a person’s opinion, ethnicity or religion.” The cartoon uses a broad brush to define all people in Utah as supporting polygamy and suggests that the dominant religion in Utah supports …