Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau


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  1. rayannina

    rayannina said, over 6 years ago

    Yeah, I have that reaction to commencement speakers too.

  2. landshark67

    landshark67 said, over 6 years ago

    Wait a minute does this mean Zipper is graduating?

  3. SuperGriz

    SuperGriz said, over 6 years ago

    No. This is a repeat.

  4. ArtyG

    ArtyG said, over 6 years ago

    I can’t wait to see what Trudeau has in store for BP.

  5. pschearer

    pschearer GoComics PRO Member said, over 6 years ago

    Zipper and Achmedinejad both.

    (I once saw a great commencement speech from V.P. Spiro Agnew. He spoke of how every graduating class is told they are the future of mankind, how they will save the world, yada yada, yet each generation doesn’t do any better than the previous. But everyone deserves their shot at it, so go out and see what you can do. Great dose of realism. Too bad he turned out to be a crook.)

  6. Lewreader

    Lewreader said, over 6 years ago

    The UN? I can’t stand the excitement.

  7. vadio

    vadio said, over 6 years ago

    My graduation speaker was Charles Kuralt - for those of you who can remember him - and it was interesting, funny and appropriate to the time (early 70’s). Couldn’t have asked for anyone better.

  8. meetinthemiddle

    meetinthemiddle said, over 6 years ago

    While back I went to 2 graduations one spring at 2 different colleges. As luck would have it, Marion Wright Edleman was the speaker at both… She gave the same speach.

  9. Potrzebie

    Potrzebie said, over 6 years ago

    I wonder how the WH schedules the President amongst so many invitations. We know that Annapolis/West Point are musts. I never see Colorado Springs mentioned. The rest? Somehow I bet Liberty U (in Virginia) didn’t invite President O this year either.

  10. heeyuk

    heeyuk said, over 6 years ago

    Agnew…low expectations. Classic.

  11. jhouck99

    jhouck99 said, over 6 years ago

    At least it wasn’t Sun Myung Moon…

  12. freeholder1

    freeholder1 said, over 6 years ago

    I surprised and republicans could make it, what with them having to pass the Student Union and all. :-)

  13. Alabama_Al

    Alabama_Al said, over 6 years ago

    Two notable college commencement quotes:

    Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated. ~ Garry Trudeau

    More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly. ~ Woody Allen (given during his commencement address)

  14. jrmerm

    jrmerm said, over 6 years ago

    Zipper’s body is just going into a basic involuntary self-defense mode.

  15. palin drome

    palin drome said, over 6 years ago

    Zipper thinks he’s at a Republican rally. This repeat must originally go back at least two years; otherwise the speaker would be Palinbush (whose college career would have inspired him to keep awake).

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