CBC subliminal message?

Take a look at the following screen capture from the CBC website:

I zoomed in on an icon that leads to an editorial cartoons section of the CBC website. That’s an interesting cropping job that the website editors have done. For those that don’t click through to the editorial cartoons, for those that just see the little Harper icon in the corner of their eye, day-by-day, how many of these people are going to get a subliminal message from this? We all know the fallacy that rabid partisan left-wingers associate with their political opponents.

By the way, here is the whole cartoon: