Will gas at the pump costing most Americans $4 a gallon, it's hard to be sympathetic for "big oil." Yet that's what it seems like Republicans and the C.E.O.'s of these companies want, as they attempt to make the case against a Democratic proposal to remove $2 billion in tax breaks to these extremely profitable companies.

What do the nation's cartoonists link about big oil and their subsidies? Check out our new Big Oil is Big Business cartoon slideshow.

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Jimmy Margulies / The Record, PoliticalCartoons.com (click to view slideshow)