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Wm. McKinley holding a flag while Uncle Sam faces him holding a broadside reading, "Subdue the insurrection! No other course is possible for the United States to pursue, with national honor. [signed] The Phlippines [sic] Commission." A portrait of General Otis is on the wall behind. Very likely refers to the First Philippine Commission established by McKinley on January 20, 1899.
Political cartoons, McKinley, First Philippines Commission, General Otis
American Politics | Graphic Communications | Journalism Studies
Nelan, Charles, "Subdue the Insurrection!" (1899). Nelan Political Cartoons. 4.