Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for September 28, 2012
Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling Lucky Ducky The Poor Little Duck Who's Rich In Luck in "Better Satire, Please" Hound: ...and so I decided to run for president myself! A Fundraiser in Houndsville's Swanky "Rat's Mouth" Neighborhood - Hound: After all, who better to lead America's economy than a successful businessman? Hound: Of course, I'll never get the votes of 47% of Americans! Hound: They don't pay taxes, and I'll never convince them to take responsibility for their lives! Lucky Ducky: Are you done with your dessert? Old Hound: Yes, yes. Hound: They're totally dependent on the government! Lucky Ducky: Pardon me. Hound #2: More wine, please. Lucky Ducky: Right away. Hound: They feel they're victims and entitled... Critic Hound: STOP! THIS HAS GONE TOO FAR!! Hound: Huh? Critic Hound: As a COMICS CRITIC, I must say, this satire in this comic strip is OVER-THE-TOP! Critic Hound: A billionaire candidate whose business success involved massive layoffs, and who pays a ridiculously low tax rate?? Critic Hound: And he denigrates those too POOR to pay federal income tax as entitled MOOCHERS?! "Lucky Duckies"?! Critic Hound: I find the entire scenario heavy-handed, cliched, and wholly implausible! Lucky Ducky: So, we won't need the fancy dancing horse for the PUNCHLINE? Horse: Can the car-elevator guys go home? Critic Hound: WHO'S WRITING THIS STUFF?!! The End
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