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  • Sunday 'Doonesbury' Puts Breitbart Reporter in Full Ku Klux Klan Regalia

    12/20/2016 10:17:14 AM PST · by detective · 34 replies
    MRC ^ | December 18, 2016 | Tim Graham
    The liberal comic strip Doonesbury is only current on Sundays these days. Every other day is reruns from the past, “Classic Doonesbury,” like there is such a thing. On the last Sunday before Christmas, cartoonist Garry Trudeau is having fun as liberals typically do: he imagines Donald Trump hating all reporters except the submissive fanboy from Breitbart News....and the Breitbart guy is dressed in full Ku Klux Klan regalia
  • Civil Rights 50 Years On and “Um…the kids want their own water fountains.”

    11/10/2015 7:32:33 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    m ^ | 11-10-2015 | MOTUS
    Ah the 1960’s: the decade of America’s counter-cultural revolution.  Youthful revolutionaries circa 1960 found fault with America’s materialism and sought to improve society’s inequities tied to race, class, and gender. Campus unrest was rampant, civil discourse was not-so-civil, and everyone, everywhere seemed consumed by racial tension fueled by charges of discrimination. Had we done a better job, perhaps we wouldn’t still be litigating the same grievances 50 years hence.At the half century mark all we’ve effectively done is impose mandatory politically correct speech, create campus “safe spaces” and raise children who grow more hyper-sensitive to real and/or perceived micro-aggressions with...
  • Garry Trudeau, Call Your Office

    12/30/2014 6:19:10 AM PST · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 48 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 29, 2014 | Sonny Bunch
    I realize that Doonesbury is nothing more than liberal pap designed to make Baby Boomers feel good about themselves—yes, yes, Garry Trudeau, Republicans are squares and warmongers, we get it, you’re from the 60s, get out, back to the 60s, there’s no place for you here in the future!—but even still, this weekend’s strip is pretty egregiously terrible. Check it out, it’ll only take you a couple of seconds to read. If you don’t want to read it, allow me to describe it to you. One of the characters, a mom, is telling her daughter than she’s not allowed to...
  • Finally - A Funny Doonesbury About Life - and No Leftist Politics

    11/18/2012 9:09:04 AM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 37 replies
    Slate ^ | 11/18/12 | Trudeau
  • Opinion: Why "Doonesbury" gets it wrong

    03/15/2012 9:52:27 PM PDT · by Tolkien · 14 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/15/12 | Melinda Fredricks
    Despite opponents’ claims to the contrary, the real controversy concerning the newly enacted Texas Sonogram Law is that it took an act of the legislature to give women considering an abortion the information they deserve about this medical procedure.
  • Chicago Tribune Suspends 'Doonesbury' Comic Strip Over Sarah Palin Jokes

    09/12/2011 7:04:19 PM PDT · by Borges · 73 replies
    The Chicago Tribune has decided to pull the daily comic strip "Doonesbury" for the entire week from its newspapers and website. The controversy is over a week-long series of satirical material that makes fun of Sarah Palin, the failed Vice-Presidential candidate and the Alaskan Governor who quit her job after just over two years to become a conservative pundit & Tea Party icon. Facing hefty amounts of criticism and charges of censorship, Chicago Tribune's Senior Vice-president and Editor Gerould W. Kern released a statement, which will be printed inside of tomorrow's newspaper. The statement reads: "This week we are not...
  • In ‘Doonesbury,’ Palin Biography ‘The Rogue’ Gets A Comic-Strip Tease

    09/11/2011 9:07:38 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 49 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 11, 2011 | Michael Cavna
    In ‘Doonesbury,’ Palin Biography ‘The Rogue’ Gets A Comic-Strip Tease Michael Cavna September 11, 2011 It all started in the summer of 2010, when author Joe McGin­niss migrated from Massachusetts to Alaska, to be closer to nature. Human nature, at least, as it plays out on the Sarah Palin homestead. The self-assigned Palin biographer, as you may recall, made headlines by renting a residence in Wasilla and moving in next door to Palin as if moving in on his prey. The former Alaska guv sounded ticked. McGinniss sounded tickled. And much of the public chose sides over all this northern...
  • Doonesbury's Icon For Obama: "The Full Monti"

    06/27/2011 2:39:41 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 18 replies
    June 27, 2011 | kiryandil
    Being as how it's been VERY difficult for Garry Trudeau of Doonesbury fame to choose an icon for Obama in his comic rag, since Obama is all complex and stuff, I have a proposal for Mr. Trudeau. Using the Buffoon-In-Chief's own slapstick schtick over his "forgetfulness" when it comes to the commoners who fight his wars for him, I propose that we nickname Barry "The Full Monti", in honor of Mr. Obama showing that he has no clothes when it comes to the memory of Medal of Honor recipients, living or otherwise. As for Mr. Trudeau's Obama icon, I propose...
  • Doonesbury creator says Obama is hard to satirize (Barf)

    10/27/2010 11:00:33 AM PDT · by mmanager · 50 replies · 1+ views
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | October 27, 2010 | STEVE PARKER
    Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau says President Barack Obama is difficult to satirize. In an interview marking Doonesbury's 40th anniversary, Slate.com's David Plotz asked Trudeau: Who's the hardest politician to satirize, and why? Trudeau answered:
  • Doonesbury

    07/04/2010 11:27:34 AM PDT · by altura · 64 replies
    Slate.com ^ | July 4, 2010 | Gary Trudeau
    Never thought I'd see a Doonesbury comic like this. Disillusionment, anyone?
  • Doonesbury: Sunday September 27th, 2009

    09/27/2009 7:39:02 AM PDT · by Captain Peter Blood · 24 replies · 2,155+ views
    Myself | 09/27/2009 | Captain Peter Blood
    Anyone see today's Sunday "Doonesbry" column? As many of you know the Ultra-Left starting with moveon.org made insidious references President George W. Bush being Adolf Hitler reincarnate. That we were living under a repressive regime, etc.. Well today Gary Trudeau in "Doonesbury" seems to be making the same kind of comparison to President Obama except in his case it isn't too far from the truth. Any thoughts out there on this? Is this an example of some of the Left having grave doubts about Obama? Have at it then with your opinions.
  • A Memorial Day Tradition Comes to an End

    05/27/2009 9:23:53 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 9 replies · 756+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-27-09 | Wordsmith
    Above is the Doonesbury cartoon that ran this past Sunday. What's different about it from previous Memorial Day Doonesbury 'toons? Well, in 2004, a new tradition began to "honor" Memorial Day and the recently fallen: Cartoonist Garry B. Trudeau on Memorial Day will devote his comic strip "Doonesbury" to listing U.S. military personnel who have been killed during the war in Iraq. More than 700 names will appear in tiny type over six panels in the Sunday strip. A note beneath the final panel will say, "List as of April 23, 2004 Comic strip historians say it is the...
  • Bonfire of the Platitudes

    04/10/2009 8:31:45 PM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 21 replies · 1,654+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 10 April 2009 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    President Obama’s trip to Europe last week offered several more opportunities to observe his speeches. I listened to several of them, to see if they had changed at all. They had not. On my desktop I have stored two Doonesbury cartoons from decades years ago. Back then, when many of Doonesbury’s characters were still the same ones we both knew in college, I admired his work. (That was before his politics turned vicious and non-factual, shall we say._ The best of a cartoonist’s skill is to skewer his subject with a handful of words and a few strokes of the...
  • Why did the Washington Post censor today’s Doonesbury comic strip?

    02/27/2009 3:45:41 PM PST · by slomark · 5 replies · 1,156+ views
    Many times over the years, newspapers have chosen not to run Doonesbury comic strips for one reason or another. Creator Garry Trudeau often focuses on topics that editors and readers find offensive. Today, the Washington Post was so offended that it refused to run the strip. What was the topic they found so offensive? Was it sex? Drugs? Crude language? No, the topic was the recent layoffs at the Washington Post. Instead, they ran a “Doonesbury Flashback” strip–a rerun. So much for the WaPo, that vaunted bastion of free speech and truth. The real question, though, should be, why does...
  • Doonesbury strip gives vets a happy thought to celebrate with

    11/09/2008 2:49:10 PM PST · by jessduntno · 29 replies · 220+ views
    doonesbury.com ^ | 11/09/2008 | doonesbury
    Doonesbury strip gives vets a happy thought to celebrate with...after all, don't ALL vets fet drunk and go home to beat everyone up? Does your local paper carry this shite? Have you canceled your subscription yet? Waiting for a good reason?
  • Doonesbury calls the election

    10/31/2008 1:12:36 PM PDT · by careyb · 13 replies · 853+ views
    One cartoonist is so sure Democrat Barack Obama will win next week's presidential election that he's already pre-drawn a victory strip for publication in next Wednesday's editions of subscribing newspapers. John Robinson, editor of the News & Record, says the Doonesbury strip "is set in Iraq with his military characters sitting around a television as Obama is declared the next President of the United States." The Boston Globe says editors are being offered a replacement comic strip if they "don't want to go out on that limb."
  • Tale of Two Comics

    10/26/2008 12:27:10 PM PDT · by guyshomenet · 10 replies · 1,388+ views
    Cowboy Confessional ^ | 10/26/2008 | Guy Smith
    Doonesbury is doomed. ... One lesson the book provided was simply that the put on is mightier than the put down. Insults are easy as any observer of the current election cycle can attest. Ragging on the opposition with grace and humor takes intelligence. When humor is lost, so is one’s advantage. This is why Garry Trudeau is sunk. A pair of Sunday comics paints such a stark contrast between political observation and humor that it shows why old comics should fade away. On this day both Garry Trudeau (Doonesbury) and Chris Muir (Day by Day) opined on current issues...
  • Mallard Fillmore VS Doonesbury

    06/12/2007 4:02:36 PM PDT · by Alien Syndrome · 24 replies · 1,406+ views
    Alien Syndrome
    Last week, after watching the Half Hour News Hour, I compared it to the Daily show only to realize that Fox news has once again validated one of my principles. It is my belief that only conservatives can truly understand humor at any level. For the propose of this article I will focus on one of the subjects I know best, comic strips. This is an area that conservative humor really shines through; which is easily seen since most successful comics have been written by conservatives (especially with political comics). Now there are some liberal comic strips that do well...
  • Mitt Romney Takes More Heat As Cartoon Character

    04/08/2007 11:56:47 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 45 replies · 1,163+ views
    KUTV.com ^ | 4/8/07 | Doug Ware
    (KUTV) BOSTON - Former Massachusetts governor and Salt Lake Olympic chief Mitt Romney has gotten plenty of media attention this week – not for his political campaign, but rather for appearing in a comic strip. Romney, who is running for president, has appeared in the satirical comic strip Doonesbury all week long. The comic features Romney speaking to a fictional radio show host about his campaign, and his reported “flip flops” on certain issues. “Say it ain’t so, governor,” the radio host says in one of this week’s comic strips. “Changed positions on abortion, gun control and gay rights. What’s...
  • Orson Scott Card: Doonesbury vs. America [OSC debunks Trudeau comparing Bush and Clinton]

    11/30/2006 9:32:18 AM PST · by Tolik · 84 replies · 2,848+ views
    The Ornery American ^ | November 19, 2006 | Orson Scott Card
    Does anybody here remember when Doonesbury was funny? Never mind. It was funny this past Sunday, in a bitter, ironic kind of way. The comic strip, by Garry Trudeau, shows a professor teaching a class, in which he compares two presidents -- Bush and Clinton. Of Bush he says, "The first president initiates a bloody, costly, unending war on false premises ... and approves covert policies of illegal detentions, kangaroo courts, extraordinary renditions, torture, and warrantless wiretapping of thousands of Americans." Of Clinton, he says, "The second president lies about hooking up with an intern. Question: Which one should be...