Pat Oliphant by Pat Oliphant

Pat Oliphant

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  1. AlexanderTheGoodEnough

    AlexanderTheGoodEnough said, almost 2 years ago

    Apart perhaps from the Viagra, there is nothing at all new about Berlusconi. “Meet the new boss…”

  2. Ottodesu

    Ottodesu said, almost 2 years ago

    The LIttle Dudes in the foreground say: “Why can’t we have amusing politics?”
    Your country tried once and half of you had a hissy fit.

  3. Fairportfan2

    Fairportfan2 said, almost 2 years ago

    Not only is he a sleaze, he’s apparently a serious crook.

  4. Movingsound

    Movingsound GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    I guess it depends on your definition of amusing.

  5. uh-oh

    uh-oh GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    I can’t see as I blame him.

  6. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    @Ms. Ima

    Oliphant finally wrote a cartoon with humor in it. Give us a break.

  7. DavidGBA

    DavidGBA said, almost 2 years ago

    With Mormon overtones!

  8. Darren Blair

    Darren Blair said, almost 2 years ago

    @DavidGBA

    Dude, no.
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    The main body of the church hasn’t sanctioned polygamy in about 100 years.
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    It’s a couple of the offshoots who do it, and none of them are recognized by the main body.

  9. meetinthemiddle

    meetinthemiddle said, almost 2 years ago

    He’s a cross between a mafioso and a game show host…

  10. ARodney

    ARodney said, almost 2 years ago

    Berlusconi is famous for partying with eight young women, hence the eight women in the cartoon. He wins elections because he basically owns the media in Italy. It’s a great example of how the free market fails when there isn’t adequate government regulation of monopolies.

  11. hschlanger

    hschlanger GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @Ms. Ima

    I believe that he was referring to Bill Clinton’s escapades.

  12. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, almost 2 years ago

    @ARodney

    Does this mean that Rupert Murdoch is our next president?

  13. Bill

    Bill said, almost 2 years ago

    @rightisright

    President Obama (who is, by the way, a U.S. citizen, not a Kenyan—which should have been capitalized in your posting) won a second term because there are just enough intelligent, educated, and reasoning voters in the country who opposed the ignorant and reactionary fool who ran against him. Nor can you claim “4 years of failure”; the Patient Protection and Affordable care Act, while dreadfully watered down, is still a good step toward what a civilized nation should provide for its residents. It’s admittedly a shame on the entire nation that we still have soldiers invading other sovereign nations where we have no right to be and that the gulag in Guantanamo remains open, but those shortfalls still don’t quite equate to “failure.”

  14. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, almost 2 years ago

    Here’s something that I have been pondering for a while now; maybe someone can come up with a useful answer. Why is it that it does seem that many news outlets have a liberal bias? My answer is that people who actually live the news day in and day out pay attention to details, including who is the problem and who seems to be more likely to be the solution. Is it the immersion in reality that makes them see the world a certain way? And if so, does it help to reinforce the idea that people whose intellectual stimulation starts and ends with People magazine make their decisions based more on what people tell them than what they know?

    Or, do other media outlets work like Fox News, where the head honcho tells them what news is fit to report, and in what manner it is to be reported?

    This is not meant to create animosity. I am really curious.

  15. Godfreydaniel

    Godfreydaniel said, almost 2 years ago

    I just watched a retrospective of the great political satirist Mark Russell last night. He always found our politics to be extremely amusing. (Without him would Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert be where they are today?)

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