Political cartoonists use their art to express political opinions in an entertaining manner. Some subject matter is serious and some is more humorous. Examine the political cartoon shown here. Read the conversation balloon and labels.
1. What is the cartoonist saying about the influence of the political perspective of the president on the Supreme Court?
1. For each year shown, calculate the percentage of appeals to the Supreme Court that resulted in opinions.
2. How has the trend of requests changed from the early years of the graph to recent years?