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Tom Toles

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  1. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, over 3 years ago

    They’ve realized they are not appealing to the American people. Their answer? Cheat for the seats. Appalling.

  2. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 3 years ago

    I sit in ignorance as pertains to this cartoon. Help!

  3. Krazy Ig Katz

    Krazy Ig Katz said, over 3 years ago

    Republican Cheaters

  4. Chillbilly

    Chillbilly said, over 3 years ago

    The usual crazies chear them on and they hear those cheers as deafening roars of approval. But as anyone from Virginia will tell you, there are two parts of Virginia: suburban DC and Mississippi. It’s the goal of Mississippi to disenfranchise the professionals, thinkers and progressives in DC metro.

  5. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, over 3 years ago

    @Krazy Ig Katz

    I like Al Sharpton’s show. Especially the Revvie Awards.

  6. Doughfoot

    Doughfoot said, over 3 years ago


    The Virginia senate is divided 20/20, but while one Senator, civil rights pioneer and first African American mayor of Richmond Henry Marsh, was attending the presidential inauguration, the Republican used their momentary majority to rush through a redistricting scheme that pulled democratic voting areas out of a dozen districts and packed them into one. The GOP claimed that it was all about giving African Americans another majority district.

    From the newspaper:
    Senator Richard L. Saslaw, the Democratic minority leader, used an expletive to describe Republican concerns for black voters. He said Republicans blocked efforts in 2011 to create a new Congressional district with a high percentage of blacks.

    Mr. Saslaw, who is known for not holding back, said that on the Senate floor he compared the Republican move to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Both Republicans and Democrats, he said, have traditionally agreed to map districts in the back room to protect incumbents.

    “When I did the redistricting I went to every single Republican, except four or five, and gave them the districts they wanted,” he said of the effort he led in 2011. By contrast, he said, the new map “guts about a dozen of our Senators.”

    Back to me: Even the staunchly conservative Governor and Lt. Governor have expressed disapproval, and there is the possibility that he may veto the bill, but the GOP-dominated House of Delegates is sure to pass it.

    Meanwhile the House is debating a bill to allow/encourage college students to bring guns to school. Because unsupervised binge-drinking 18-year-olds ought to armed. It’s okay, because if anything goes wrong, the college can be blamed.

  7. DavidGBA

    DavidGBA said, over 3 years ago

    Carry me back to ol’ Virginny because that’s where my mother is, raising more slave siblings to be sold South to Mississippi.

  8. ODon

    ODon said, over 3 years ago

    Voter fraud defined, the GOP in Virginia demonstrates that the individual voter comes second to the wants of the party.

  9. morrrva

    morrrva said, over 3 years ago

    It ain’t a hat they’re pulling that seat out of.

  10. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 3 years ago


    Thank you, Doughfoot. Those in power after a census have gerrymandered since the word was spelled with a capital G, but this seems to be over the top even for “politics as usual”. They have done the people of the state of Virginia and the republican form of government a great disservice to consider their party more important than the people they supposedly represent.

  11. M Ster

    M Ster said, over 3 years ago

    Bell, CA has NOTHING to do with the electoral college, gerrymandering or Presidential politics. This discussion is obviously over your head.

  12. M Ster

    M Ster said, over 3 years ago

    Republicans in Virginia and a few other swing states are playing on a slippery slope. Their strategy of dividing their electoral votes can morph into the end of the electoral college, and the popular vote determining the President.
    Given the way US demographics are changing, that should be the LAST thing the Republicans want. (I doubt there are any chess players in their strategy discussions, as they don’t seem to be able to think 2 moves ahead.)

  13. algurka

    algurka said, over 3 years ago

    They’re all a bunch of cheaters! The Dems, here in MD, recently redistricted the state to give themselves morepro-Dem districts before the elections. Now, the GOP wants to pull a similar stunt in VA. Honestly, what’s the difference?

  14. zekedog55

    zekedog55 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @M Ster

    Poor Howie…he just doesn’t get it.

  15. Rickapolis

    Rickapolis said, over 3 years ago

    This is so typical of GOP behavior. No honor. No integrity. No dignity. When they can’t win at the ballot box, they act like teenagers whose parents are out of town. A disgrace. How can ANYONE stoop so low?

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