This cartoon was created by graphic artist Yuliy Abramovich Ganf; originally in Russian, was first published in 1953 in the Soviet-era satirical magazine, Krokodil. The comment regarding its relevance today, was made in a 2018 tweet by former Virginian State representative Lee Carter. The original cartoon had its own text, which was removed in this version. lt read: “In America – At This Restaurant Only One Person Is Served”.