Monday, February 23, 2015

What If Life Is Like Musical Chairs & All The Sides Already Are Taken?

The late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY) supposedly said in response to an opinionated constituent:

"Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but they are not entitled to their own facts."

Today, Tom Tomorrow examines the conflation of opinion and fact that fills the airwaves and cyberspace. If this is the (fair & balanced) conundrum o'the day, so be it.

[x This Modern World]
Quick! What's Your Opinion?
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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