Classic Doonesbury (1976) by Garry Trudeau

Doonesbury

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  1. leftwingpatriot

    leftwingpatriot said, about 1 month ago

    Joanie will have something to focus on and forget about Andy.

  2. Bob

    Bob said, about 1 month ago

    @leftwingpatriot

    And meet Rick Redfern whom she decided to have and keep a kid with.

  3. SKJAM!

    SKJAM! GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    Mucch like real life, downs and ups happen at the same time.

  4. Thirdguy

    Thirdguy said, about 1 month ago

    All of a sudden, I want cake.

  5. resealable

    resealable said, about 1 month ago

    Since there’s only one new strip each week, on Sunday, I wish GT wouldn’t waste it on Fox-bashing. Its repetitive, even though valid. Most of us were long ago convinced, and he’s preaching to the choir. Use that one day to really entertain us.

  6. vanpelt

    vanpelt GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 month ago

    I’d forgotten this part. A law student, running for Congress? Was that plausible in 1974? I don’t remember (and wasn’t very politically aware at the time).

  7. Eggman61

    Eggman61 said, about 1 month ago

    @resealable

    I found it entertaining, just not insightful. At his best, GBT can be informative and funny at the same time.

  8. Bob

    Bob said, about 1 month ago

    @vanpelt

    I dont see why not. I was born during this time and all you need by law is over 25 for congress, 30 for senator, 35 for president

  9. Eggman61

    Eggman61 said, about 1 month ago

    @vanpelt

    Then as now, some incumbents ran unopposed. If a law student is the only person willing to run against the incumbent, then sure, she can get the nomination. In Slade’s case, she wasn’t expected to have any chance of winning until a scandal erupted on the other side.

  10. Retired Dude

    Retired Dude said, about 1 month ago

    Wonder if this is how Sheila Jackson Lee got her start. She’s right out of a comic strip.

  11. Gokie5

    Gokie5 said, about 1 month ago

    @Sharuniboy

    It’s amazing what can happen in South Carolina. I guess you’ve seen this, which is all over the news today: http://www.tampabay.com/news/nation/small-sc-town-rallies-for-fired-gay-police-chief/2188387

  12. Gokie5

    Gokie5 said, about 1 month ago

    I don’t recall this Doonesbury strip, either, though I’m sure I saw it. It’s neat. As for Garry’s Sunday strips, I find them entertaining. To each his or her own.

  13. BudsGlory

    BudsGlory said, about 1 month ago

    My Lord he was a tedious, dull chap back in the day.

  14. Kaffekup

    Kaffekup said, about 1 month ago

    “Wonder if this is how Sheila Jackson Lee got her start. She’s right out of a comic strip.”
    .
    She’s a great Congresswoman; head and shoulders over the Representative of the Appalachian Trail.

  15. Unca Jim

    Unca Jim said, about 1 month ago

    @BudsGlory

    “My Lord he was a tedious, dull chap back in the day”
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    ….and, as all youth, full of himself, and I’m just as guilty as the rest of us, only with more seniority. I note that since I’ve been put out to pasture, the place is beginning to have more USED grass than FRESH grass.
    Ominous.

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