Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau

Doonesbury

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  1. Redkaycei Repoc

    Redkaycei Repoc said, almost 2 years ago

    In typical reactionary troll style I have been told that being middle of the road is being far to the left. Doesn’t really surprise me any. Some people can’t fight truth and facts so they call names and lie. I have never seen anyone (other than a certain right-wing troll) write a comment about me and the facts I have presented in a manner that could be construed as ‘being laughed at’ where as the person who claims informed people are laughing at me is the most laughed at commenter here. I remember this kind of behavior being described in my college psych classes. I forget what exactly they called this kind of behavior, transference or some such thing. (its been 40 years after all). I do know my professors would have loved having this guy as an example. Oh and before you go off on what a Liberal School I must have gone to, I will tell you; Hillsdale College. One of the most conservative schools in the entire nation. Dick Nixon wanted to send one of his daughters there but she turned it down because the social life there was way below her standards.

  2. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Is this any way to run a government?

  3. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, almost 2 years ago

    @Redkaycei Repoc

    Hello Redkaycei,
    Trolls attack messengers in order to trivialize the message. They hope you will be angry enough to make a comment that will make your comment seem unimportant in comparison. When they do attack messages, they often do so by changing the topic with comparisons to other administrations or issues that have little to do with the topic of the day.
    As members of a “civil society”, the first requirement of a democracy, we must first be civil in our discourse, otherwise, our democracy is truly going to fail.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  4. Doughfoot

    Doughfoot said, almost 2 years ago

    Nixon normalized relations with China, championed universal health insurance, created the EPA, called Reagan a “know-nothing,” championed renewable energy, ended the draft, etc.

    “I don’t know why an individual should have a right to a revolver in his house […] the kids usually kill themselves with it and so forth. Why can’t we go after handguns, period?” — President Richard Nixon.

    P.S. “Today’s so-called ‘conservatives’ don’t even know what the word means. They think I’ve turned liberal because I think a woman has a right to an abortion. That’s a decision up to the pregnant woman, not up to the pope, or some do-gooders, or the Relgious Right. It’s not a conservative issue at all.” — Barry Goldwater

  5. Beleck3

    Beleck3 said, almost 2 years ago

    gosh the excuses that are the Right. everytime they open their mouth or write words to excuse either St. Reagan or Nixon and their evil, lol. it is proof positive that even Satan is a “less evil” creature.

    justifying evil aka St. Reagan/Nixon Republican ideas, though they do what they can, the reality of their actions belie whatever pitiful and base excuses are.

    that won’t ever change, no matter how many trolls they trot out.

    of course Obama is just as bad as Bush, so it’s not like the Democrats aren’t all Benedict Arnolds for their complictity in selling us out. but please, grow up. The Evil that is Republcanism, via Nixon, St. Reagan, Bush, et al. well i wish it could be “written away.” Sweet Dreams.

  6. localhost

    localhost said, almost 2 years ago

    @Doughfoot

    Nixon is even famous on planet Vulcan! “Only Nixon could go to China.”

    I’ve always thought it odd that pro-abortion and pro-gay marriage are conservative POVs (i.e. not my business) yet are liberal dogma. It should be the exact opposite.

  7. Caligulla

    Caligulla said, almost 2 years ago

    Last line shoulda said “Desperation breeds inspiration, sir, it’s a recent thing.”

  8. bagbalm

    bagbalm said, almost 2 years ago

    I have no dog in this fight – so what I see is that ALL of you protect and praise and see your party as perfect with the same vigor some mothers reserve for their thuggish children. My party – he was turning his life around, doing the best he could, when the other guys disrespected and attacked him…

  9. Travis Bickel

    Travis Bickel said, almost 2 years ago

    @Rad-ish

    Is this any way to run a government?

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<<<<<<<

    Errrr……..Nope.

  10. too-zonked

    too-zonked said, almost 2 years ago

    I still can’t figure out why posters engage the trolls, here and on other sites. You wouldn’t debate a raving lunatic in the real world, why do it on a webpage?

  11. Larry

    Larry said, almost 2 years ago

    @too-zonked

    Ah, the debates I used to have on Market Street in San Francisco.

  12. the old professor

    the old professor said, almost 2 years ago

    Nixon wasn’t as bad as he’s made out to be? Give me a break. He was a criminal and a pathological liar who shamed his office and would quite rightly have been successfully impeached if he hadn’t resigned in disgrace first. But he was also a mystery. Did his Quaker upbringing stop him from destroying the incriminating tapes, as almost every modern politician would do? Was his midnight visit to the protesters at the Lincoln Memorial sincere? Or was he in a booze and pill haze at the time? He doesn’t deserve to have the stake removed from his heart – let him continue to be a cautionary tale for other American leaders.

  13. corzak

    corzak said, almost 2 years ago

    @too-zonked

    "I still can’t figure out why posters engage the trolls, here and on other sites.”

    Yes. Seriously. Everyone should be flagging the troll-enablers . . . those who respond and counter-respond. They are the problem.

  14. too-zonked

    too-zonked said, almost 2 years ago

    After a bit of reflection, I’d like to apologize to any raving lunatics I might’ve insulted by my associating them with internet trolls. That was unfair.

  15. magicwalnut

    magicwalnut GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Oh, Tushie! Get over it

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