See, this is what I meant about the usernames.
You got it. This comic isn’t even about the Russia investigation, except for one panel pointing out Fox spreading BS about it. It’s about the US developing the same authoritarian tendencies as Russia.
The practice itself is nothing new, of course — remember the 2004 Republican National Convention in NYC when hundreds were rounded up indiscriminately? (The city settled a lawsuit for $18 million a decade later.) The issue is relevant now because of the felony rioting charges being levied against more than 200…
To be more exact, I’d say “Pride in the pluralistic vision of America at its best, obvious imperfections notwithstanding (see panel three)” but, you know, cartoons have their limitations.
Wow, I hadn’t seen that.
Yes, I just felt like drawing that hair.
Mark Halperin. According to a former ABC news employee, “The first meeting I ever had with him was in his office and he just came up from behind — I was sitting in a chair from across his desk — and he came up behind me and [while he was clothed] he pressed his body on mine, his penis, on my shoulder.”
Understood! It just occurred to me that the headline could be undermining my point a little. Thanks for the kind words.
I grew up in white rural America. Of course there’s condescension towards poor whites. But there’s no comparison between that and the coded racist language (and some not-so-coded) that has been overwhelmingly used to scapegoat black Americans for decades. Who exactly does the term “welfare queen” conjure up in your…
One of my favorite books! It crossed my mind to mention it, but alas, only so many hours in the day.