Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau


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  1. leftwingpatriot

    leftwingpatriot said, 11 months ago

    A wait job with good insurance? Unemployed engineering and microbiology PhDs? What were you smoking while working on “Alpha House,” GT?
    Stop waiting for post-doc grants and get jobs in the private sector that you spent years training for.

  2. LameRandomName

    LameRandomName said, 11 months ago

    Wait Job? What the heck is a “wait job”?

    I’m guessing she’s not referencing programming…

    And seriously…
    LWP is right.

    Engineering and Microbiology PhD’s don’t sit around unable to get a job unless there is something wrong with them.

    That’s for English Majors ;P

  3. gimmickgenius

    gimmickgenius said, 11 months ago

    She’s a waitress. What did you think it meant?

  4. luckylouie

    luckylouie said, 11 months ago

    We waited four months for a dumb story line like this? Looks like Doonesbury has finally jumped the shark.

  5. Swalb%515

    Swalb%515 said, 11 months ago


    Yeah, and it bites, too.

  6. WaitingMan

    WaitingMan said, 11 months ago

    Those that can, create. Those that can’t, whine and b!tch about those that can.

  7. wmbrainiac

    wmbrainiac said, 11 months ago

    people here so far be dumb – and ignorant of the news. the strip accurately depicts our present day upside down reagan structured economy. merit often gets one nothing. being a sleazoid dipsh1t banker or trader without ethics or a clue about humanity, on the other hand, gets one amazing tax preferences and get-out-of-jail-free status for life. as a country we are investing in nothing of value – hence the unutilized education of (and predicament of) wait staff and babysitters.

  8. jackhs106

    jackhs106 said, 11 months ago

    So will these two be BFF or bite each other?

  9. Ransom D Stone

    Ransom D Stone said, 11 months ago



  10. EighthAt14

    EighthAt14 said, 11 months ago


    Do you or LWP have data to back that up?

  11. Coyoty

    Coyoty GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago


    Ignorant of the news? But they watch Fox— Oh, right.

  12. capndunzzl

    capndunzzl said, 11 months ago

    …man, this is so much fiction.

  13. rpmurray

    rpmurray said, 11 months ago


    This strip accurately depicts our present offshore obama structured economy, where H1B workers come to this country and take the jobs of qualified American workers.

  14. montessoriteacher

    montessoriteacher GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    Restaurant people have not had health insurance in the past. That should be changing however.

  15. lisapaloma13

    lisapaloma13 said, 11 months ago

    @Ransom D Stone

    I second!

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