Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for January 11, 2013
guy 1: and so, you will capitulate, or we will refuse to raise the debt ceiling, and america will be destroyed! guy 2: ha, ha, ha! oop: ...ha, ha, ha, ha... tim: they've got us over a barrel, mr president. obama: we just might have one last desperate chance! tim: what? what can it be? obama: i've heard tell of a coin. a platinum coin that could be forged in the fiery depths of the mint... ...worth a trillion dollars! tim: it... it's insane! who could create such a coin? obama: you, timothy geithner! it is foretold! go and mint a coin to defeat them and save america! tim: it's impossible! but it's as though some unseen force is guiding me... i'm doing it! an so guy 3: ah, you've come to surrender! obama: no, you fiends! i've ocme to defeat you! a forgotten passage in an ancient congressional text has created... this! guy 3: no! it cannot be! the legends are true! curses, the trillion-dollar platinum coin will save america! obama: "coin"? there are supposed to be two coins! where is the other one? tim: biden! hooter: sorry, joe. we can't break anything larger than a $50 bill. hooters' policy. joe: then bring us some more of those buffalo shrimp plates, hon.
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