Real Life Adventures by Gary Wise and Lance Aldrich

Real Life Adventures

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  1. chireef

    chireef GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    that should be the requirements for all politicians, if you want to serve in a political office then you should be automatically disqualified

  2. The J.A.M.

    The J.A.M. said, almost 4 years ago

    Bill Gates?

  3. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, almost 4 years ago

    @The J.A.M.

    At least he wouldn’t need contributions, from people who would want something in return..

  4. luckylouie

    luckylouie said, almost 4 years ago

    Arthur C. Clarke wrote a book (Imperial Earth) which used exactly that premise. The president was chosen by lot from the intellectual and political elite, and any indication that a person wanted the job was cause for immediate disqualification. The idea was that the president would do a good job so he could get time off for good behavior.

  5. Logan Sackett

    Logan Sackett GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    @luckylouie

    It’s also in the HitchHiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, but not in the same form.

  6. del_grande

    del_grande GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    Isn’t this the reason Colin Powell never ran for President?

  7. runar

    runar said, almost 4 years ago

    @luckylouie

    I remember that, but I couldn’t recall which Clarke novel it was. He described the President as someone who had to be “…dragged, kicking and screaming, into the White House.”

  8. Coffee-Turtle

    Coffee-Turtle said, almost 4 years ago

    paradox?

  9. burleigh2

    burleigh2 said, almost 4 years ago

    I’ve thought about it a few times, but I would hate the backstabbing and character assassinations that I would be expected to do. :-s

  10. chireef

    chireef GoComics PRO Member said, almost 4 years ago

    in 1865 New York City had race riots where many freed slaves where murdered because people were afraid that they were “stealing their JOBS” including a tiny baby who was thrown out a third story window to its death.

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