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Here are two cartoons again, since I’m still playing catchup. The first one means nothing, I just wanted to play with the term “fancy pants.” Lately I’ve been playing with comics that are just silly, not particularly clever or witty. It’s fun sometimes.
The next cartoon is about politics in general and wasn’t really meant as a defense of Obama per se, but it was taken that way by at least one angry genius. Here is the email I received from him:
It must be hard to write a comic strip while holding obama’s PECKER in your mouth. I don’t remember you taking up for bush. Maybe you should make a comic about a hypocrite cartoonist who can’t leave politics out of the funny papers. Never mind, you already do that. Idiot.
And my response:
Thanks for the note. You’re right, I never took up for Bush, he was a retarded cowboy who could scarcely finish a sentence, much less lead a country. Obama is a brilliant man with a great deal of dignity, compassion, and respect for our constitution. Though I don’t agree with many of his policies, at least he is not utterly destroying America at home and abroad, as “W” most certainly did. Not a matter of opinion, a matter of historical record.
By the way, I’m not required to leave politics out of the funny papers. You seem confused about that point, as well as the meaning of the word “hypocrite.”
I rarely answer emails like this one in anger, but this guy seemed to need a slap in the face. I know he didn’t care but it made me feel better to write it. I’m only human.