I guess the Obama caricature by Blitt is a Washington story by virtue of Obama's position, so the Post covered it pretty hard at least in their blogs. Here's more:
An article in the Post:
It's Funny How Humor Is So Ticklish
By Philip Kennicott
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, July 15, 2008; C01
and the following chat:
The New Yorker Cover and the Challenge of Satire
Washington Post Culture Critic
Tuesday, July 15, 2008; 2:00 PM
A blog post by one of their 'futurist' type writers:
Achenbach, Joel. 2008.
New Yorker Cover Not So Funny
Washington Post's Achenblog (July 14):
- note Our Man Thompson's drawing for the blog header.
and their Media correspondent's chat (there are three relevant posts here):
Washington Post Columnist
Media Backtalk blog Monday, July 14, 2008;
and Dave Horsey did a really funny cartoon that someone linked to in Weingarten's chat.