Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for September 14, 2012
"santa claus politics" or "tax cuts for tots" santa: and i'm going to give you a brand new dolly! girl: gosh, thanks! you're so nice to give out toys, and get nothing for yourself! ho, ho, ho! santa: oh, me and my one-percent friends will get even bigger toys - horsies, yachts... girl: why do you get the good stuff? santa: we deserve it, little girl! we're big! girl: i thought things were tight up at the north pole. how will we afford all this? santa: oh, technical stuff. closing loopholes and such. girl: what does that mean, exactly? what loopholes? santa: don't worry your pretty little head about that. next! girl: wait! what loopholes?! santa: we think it's best to... girl: are you taking my other dollies? santa: ho, ho, ho! er... elf helper! girl: are you going to come to my room and take all my dollies and my dollhouse??!! elf: come on, little girl. it's impolite to ask so many questions. santa: we didn't even know about the dollhouse. make a note. next in "santa claus politics" - boy: wait, how can you require insurance companies to cover people with pre-existing conditions without an insurance mandate? it makes no sense! santa: elf helper! oop: coming!
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