In this holiday season, there is always a place for nuts — chestnuts, cashews, almonds, pecans, hazelnuts, and brazil nuts. Tom Tomorrow gives us another holiday treat: the Wingnut! 'Tis a pity that Mel Tormé has gone to the Great Concert Hall in the Sky or Wherever because he could do a new rendition of "The Chrismas Song" — Wingnuts Roasting On An Open Fire. If this is (fair & balanced) holiday viciousness, so be it.
[Dan Perkins is an editorial cartoonist better known by the pen name "Tom Tomorrow". His weekly comic strip, "This Modern World," which comments on current events from a strong liberal perspective, appears regularly in approximately 150 papers across the U.S., as well as on Salon and Working for Change. The strip debuted in 1990 in SF Weekly.
Perkins, a long time resident of Brooklyn, New York, currently lives in Connecticut. He received the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism in both 1998 and 2002.
When he is not working on projects related to his comic strip, Perkins writes a daily political weblog, also entitled "This Modern World," which he began in December 2001.]
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