Tom Toles by Tom Toles

Tom Toles

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  1. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Mt was gracious in defeat, good to see.

  2. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Ha ha!

  3. Gary McSpook

    Gary McSpook said, over 2 years ago

    Am I wrong, or would this cartoon work for either candidate winning? It was always assumed that the vote would be close.
    Not dissing Toles, just wondering if he did the cartoon long before the polls closed?

  4. Simon_Jester

    Simon_Jester said, over 2 years ago

    Somewhere, out there in America, the next Timothy McVeigh is beginning to lay out his plans.

  5. DenverMosaic

    DenverMosaic said, over 2 years ago


    He’s Ted Nugent. I remembered his words

  6. jnik23260

    jnik23260 said, over 2 years ago

    Make sure Chief Justice Roberts gets the Oath right this time!

  7. uh-oh

    uh-oh said, over 2 years ago

    No. make the flooded areas parkway.

    Move to higher ground.

  8. Doughfoot

    Doughfoot said, over 2 years ago

    @Gary McSpook

    I am sure this cartoon was done before the election. Clever idea. Thank God the choice was decisive enough to prevent another 2000 debacle. Though it is hard to say who won. I mean, no sane man would want that job at a time like this.

    It’s like Catch-22: We want a sane man in the office. You can’t win unless you really want to and sincerely believe you are equal to the job. No entirely sane man thinks he is equal to the job or wants the job.

    Well, congratulations, Mr. President. I am glad it’s you and not me or Mr. Romney. Good luck. You’re going to need it.

  9. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 2 years ago

    I expect everyone will move a little closer to the middle, now, and be a little more cooperative with each other. Except for Harry Reid. I hope that Harry surprises me, though.

  10. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, over 2 years ago

    The actual vote looked close for awhile. Before the late counters on the West Coast came in, it looked like Romney was going to win the popular vote, then it looked like it might be very close for awhile.

    Counting is still going on, but now President Obama is leading by more than 2 million votes, which isn’t THAT close.

    And the Iowa Electronic Markets, which pays for the popular vote, not the election, is paying off on an Obama win.

  11. corzak

    corzak said, over 2 years ago

    Wednesday morning. All state results in. Except Florida.

    Florida was admitted as a state in 1845. More than 150 years ago. Should we give it . . . I don’t know . . . maybe another half-century or so . . . before the state can figure out how to handle this whole “voting” thing?

  12. Greycheck

    Greycheck said, over 2 years ago

    Nothing like losing gracefully, eh? Not that we were expecting it from you.

  13. AlexanderTheGoodEnough

    AlexanderTheGoodEnough said, over 2 years ago


    The Onion’s infamous article from 4 years ago still applies. Much too true.

  14. meetinthemiddle

    meetinthemiddle said, over 2 years ago

    @Gary McSpook

    Given how long it takes to get from the artist’s drafting board to press, I think this must have been days ago… And you’re right – it works no matter which way the vote went :)

  15. meetinthemiddle

    meetinthemiddle said, over 2 years ago


    Like Cincinnatus, only give the job to people who don’t want it and do it by a draft.

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