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Mike Lester

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  1. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    The real elephant should be; what about America makes us so violent, and yet any time some “foreigners” bring violence to us, the most violent among us call for scapegoats to punish?


    As the “media” demanded the President come up with a response, and apparently solution, they didn’t dare call up the elephant today: the folks at No Rational Alternative.

  2. ReFlex-76

    ReFlex-76 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    I’d say a more appropriate animal analogy here is a dead horse, since mid-October.

  3. jonesb

    jonesb said, about 2 years ago

    I don’t think that’s a GOP elephant, it’s “the elephant in the room”. The main stream media doesn’t want to ask the hard questions.

  4. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 2 years ago

    @jonesb

    Yeah, but, isn’t it normally the “800 pound gorilla” in the room? I’m confused, linguistically and semantically…

  5. NebulousRikulau

    NebulousRikulau GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @SkepticCal

    Perhaps the day after Dubya answers for his involvement in the World Trade Center Murders?
    There they were, Saudi nationals taking flight lessons in THIS country, yet Bush did nothing…

  6. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, about 2 years ago

    @SkepticCal

    ^That may take some time as he stands in line as other presidents answer for violence on their watch.
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    Perhaps he should also have to answer for meeting objectives in Libya with zero American deaths.

  7. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    but but it was spontaneous and YouTube. Nothing to do with them chanting “Obama we are Osama” just weeks before an election. Nothing to do with the flag of an enemy that is sworn to destroy us and Israel flying flags over our places of peace in their lands. And definitely nothing to do with he dead guy ala Carter, can not have that a few weeks before an election.
    It is that internet Obama would like to see the UN take some part in. And the wave of military strikes just happened out of the blue on 9 11.

  8. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @DrCanuck

    Krugman’s article on the rotting corpse of the Republican party seems particularly poignant at this time.

  9. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @Ulan

    It really is like cleaning ima off your shoe.

  10. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    Both expressions are relevant. The elephant in the room alludes to “something” being so big, significant, dominant, etc that it can’t be ignored.

    The 800 pound gorilla means whatever is being referred to has great dominance, strength or power.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/800_lb_gorilla

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elephant_in_the_room

  11. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    This cartoon is drawn appropriately (for the symbol involved). It doesn’t refer to the republicans per se, it just means that Benghazi is a big issue that can’t be ignored. I explained the expressions in an earlier post.

  12. josefw

    josefw GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    I wonder how many questions were restricted from the interview or is Barbara Walters (ABC) that lame of a reporter?

  13. wbr

    wbr said, about 2 years ago

    right Drc need to discuss more important things like when nhl strike will be settled [more important to Drc]

  14. Stipple

    Stipple said, about 2 years ago

    Given the status of the republican party the “elephant in the room” indicates irrelevance.
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    Appropriate toon.

  15. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Its obvious from the ’toon, that Republicans have made the whole “Benghazi thing”; the 800 pound Twinkie in the room.

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