Monday, October 20, 2014

Today, Tom Tomorrow Provides Five Halloween Costume Suggestions — From Ebola To Child-Terrorists On The Border

Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins) provides a tour of the Phantasmagoria aka 2014 with the five scariest things that have caused clenched guts all over the nation. Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) is the latest of horrible possibilities that await. The most recent Ebola-scare here where this blogger sits shivering was a guy who awoke with a low-grade fever and rushed to an ER and reported himself infected with the dread virus. Of course, he hadn't traveled to West Africa nor had he been anywhere near a possibly infected person, but he was in the grips of panic. The guy was sent home with assurances that his Ebola test was negative. If this is (fair & balanced) collective obsessional behavior, so be it.

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By Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins)

Tom Tomorrow/Dan Perkins

[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 Daily Kos. 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. More recently, Dan Perkins, pen name Tom Tomorrow, was named the winner of the 2013 Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning.]

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