Monday, March 28, 2016

Here's The Theme Song For Der Blödmann's Inauguration On January 20 2017

In today's 'toon, Sparky the Wonder Penguin (wearing his Inuit-type goggles to ward off bull$hit blindness) engages in colloquy with an extra-terrestrial "observer" who drew the short straw and reappears on Earth. Just in time to witness the phenomenon of Der Blödmann aka Donald J. Trump and — in the final panel — offers a final pledge in the face of the lunatic's possible victory. [Note to sound effects, strike up "We'll Meet Again" from the final scene of "Dr. Strangelove."] If this is a (fair & balanced) prediction of doom if Der Blödmann wins the 2016 election, so be it.

[x This Modern World]
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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 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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