Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for June 16, 2014

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    KZ71  almost 8 years ago

    This is so wrong yet SO right…

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    Sherlock Watson  almost 8 years ago

    Here come the trolls…

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    Stan King  almost 8 years ago

    Truth is stranger than fiction.

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    tazz555  almost 8 years ago

    Hm…actually goat that is still the right word

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    knight1192a  almost 8 years ago

    First a barnacle who doesn’t know who Obama is and now a jab at Biden. Is Pastis trying to subtly express political views about the administration?

    And please note I did not express my political views. I only asked if Pastis was doing so.

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    arye uygur  almost 8 years ago

    Because he named the current vice-president, this strip is dated and cannot be re-run in the future.

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    Sisyphos  almost 8 years ago

    Pig’s wide-eyed, innocent anxiety about this really terribly old joke about any “vice”-president is hardly political. It’s directed at the title more than at the man. If some think the man does (or doesn’t) deserve the razzing, that’s not Cartoon-Boy’s issue….

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    Katsuro Premium Member almost 8 years ago

    I can tell that THIS will be a perfectly civilized debate…

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    Brass Orchid Premium Member almost 8 years ago

    It’s a dirty job, but somebody has to do it.

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    Tesla Roadster 181 Premium Member almost 8 years ago

    Back in the 1970’s, the VP was given an official residence, at Number One Observatory Circle. The stated reason was “for security”, but actually it was to keep the VP as far away as practical from the WH. Things got worse in the early 2000’s, necessitating the construction of an “underground bunker” at the residence, which is really used to further isolate and contain the VP when he or she goes on a vice binge!

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    jeffiekins  almost 8 years ago

    I don’t really understand how there’s anything to complain about with Biden as VP. Seems to me all he’s done for 6 years is say “Barack’s doing a great job. A really great job. We’re lucky to have him.”.I haven’t even seen him going to a lot of funerals, the usual job of VPs. .Or have I been missing something?

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    doublepaw  almost 8 years ago

    Okay here come all the red neck comments from our southern states.

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    hihumans  almost 8 years ago

    Enter angry Democrats

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    SwimsWithSharks  almost 8 years ago

    I’d Vice with Joe Biden any day.

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    Rudynatacha  almost 8 years ago

    No, obama is president of that.

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    nosirrom  almost 8 years ago

    Nixon was Vice-president once. Maybe we should never elect a vice-president to be president.

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    Carl Rennhack Premium Member almost 8 years ago

    @John Smith—I remember that episode. Later on, to please Granny, banker Drysdale had the V changed to an N!

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    jbmlaw01  almost 8 years ago

    Leftists reflexively defend the indefensible, even when the joke is a harmless one that would work on either side.

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    The Winy Child  almost 8 years ago

    steph couldnt help it.

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    scallyman  almost 8 years ago

    This is a reworking of a bit from The Beverly Hillbillies. Grannie is told she is to be vice-president of whatever, she looks it up in the dictionary, and says “I won’t be the president of no such goings on.:”

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    puddlesplatt  almost 8 years ago

    nice leg….up

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    jeffiekins  almost 8 years ago

    Not that I’m saying that either of the Bushes were great Presidents (though there’s a very recent poll showing W scored more highly than BO in some perceived competence category/ies), just that the fact comics make fun of the President doesn’t mean anything..Remember: even in football, there’s a 10-yard penalty for piling on!

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    luvdafuneez  almost 8 years ago

    Yes, he certainly did…

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    bigmac13 Premium Member almost 8 years ago

    That clinches in!!..“PASTIS 4 PREZ!!!”…He’s got my vote!!!

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    dontstarveman  almost 8 years ago

    love this comic

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    jeffiekins  almost 8 years ago

    > dirt-poor former WH residents

    Um, excuse me? I believe Bill Clinton was the first and only President since Ike who wasn’t a multi-millionaire when he was elected. Forget all the cash ex-presidents can reap now for speaking to friendly groups. (So that, if Hillary is elected, she will not be the second.)

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    dpurdin56  almost 8 years ago

    Jackie Kennedy related that JFK said to her and his brother Bobby, “Oh, God, can you ever imagine what would happen to the country if Lyndon was president?” Just a heartbeat away, folks.

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    Kerrdog  almost 8 years ago

    This is a great one! I love it! :D

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    FYNMON  almost 8 years ago

    I always suspected republican polling leaned heavily on animals. I think when you ask the goat what he thinks of the President he says “Baa”

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    ShadowBeast  almost 8 years ago

    Maybe Biden should be in charge, I mean Obama isn’t doing anything.

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    Radical-Knight  almost 8 years ago

    Good thing I read through the comments… I was going to comments on that episode of “Beverly Hillbillies.”

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    Grampus  almost 8 years ago

    Please contain your ranting and bashing to Political parties or individuals rather than general ideologies and philosophies. Many of us believe primarily one with a respect for the other. Liberal/conservative bashing is rude and insulting to those of us embarrassed by the actions of Republicans and Democrats.

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    Number Three  almost 8 years ago

    What else should he not do?

    xxx

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    MrRobots  almost 8 years ago

    It fits perfect!And obama is the traitor president..

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    BillWa  almost 8 years ago

    AMEN!!!!!! Hillary either. Remember the Benghazi Four!

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    RonBerg13 Premium Member almost 8 years ago

    Oh, I don’t know… He could fire a shot gun off of the White House porch… Then we wouldn’t see any terrorists around anymore…

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    claire de la lune.  almost 8 years ago

    Ha! Funny.

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    SClark55 Premium Member almost 8 years ago

    Well, however he got there, he did get it right in that last frame…

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    coffeemugman  almost 8 years ago

    My, how did that get Pastis…

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    Davel2468  about 2 years ago

    Pasties saw 6 years into the future

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    Goat the goat  almost 2 years ago

    Now he is running for president!

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    One Navy Seal  over 1 year ago

    He got that last part right!

    (Cue the angry replies now.)

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    jonathanmehmen  over 1 year ago

    this totaly tells the futre

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    Caedmon The Great  over 1 year ago

    Well now he’s no longer vice!

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    dangerwillrobinson7667  over 1 year ago

    now he is

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    CesarSantos  10 months ago

    Yep, he is, Nostradamus.

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    Guard duck is cool  8 months ago

    not…. TRRRRRUUUUUEEE

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    imcd7007  2 months ago

    they predickted the futer

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