Monday, December 19, 2016

Holiday Wish: May The Incoming White House Staff Substitute Haldol (In Powdered Form) For Il Douche's Peruvian Marching Powder

Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins) provides a sneak peek at "The Year In Review" with a pael devoted to each of the varieties of "Truth" in 2016: Trump Truth, Cable News Truth, Facebook Truth, Alt-Right Truth, GOP Truth, Rank-And-File Truth, Kremlin Truth, and (Wait For It...) The Awful Truth. In that final panel, Sparky The Wonder Penguin (in a Santa hat) offers a moan: "We are completely and utterly screwed, but Happy Holidays." Bursting into the panel is Il Douche blustering about the "War On Christmas." If this is a (fair & balanced) demonstration of unfitness to hold the highest office in the land, so be it.

[x TMW]
Post-Truth World
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 blog, 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. Even more recently, Dan Perkins was a runner-up for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.]

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