Comic 15 - 5.1.13

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Chippewa Ghost 27th Jan 2017, 1:00 AM edit delete
Chippewa Ghost
Which obviously recalls this page.

Compared to some of the batshit, outright offensive stuff this administration is already pushing, this actually seems like a pretty reasonable project, yes?


ProfEtheric 27th Jan 2017, 1:07 AM edit delete reply
I don't think you can legally put the words "reasonable" and "this administration" in the same sentence...

Bravo on the right-wing spank-fodder, though. :P
Chippewa Ghost 27th Jan 2017, 7:30 AM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
Most of the good bits of dialogue here date from two hours prior to publication... hell with buffers.

And I wouldn't assume that Tona's sold on this plan, no sir.
harajuku_Smittle_ 27th Jan 2017, 1:08 AM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost 27th Jan 2017, 7:25 AM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
Wait for Monday.
anonymous coward 27th Jan 2017, 5:11 AM edit delete reply
Trump is a reality TV star prone to narcissistic behaviour. He has enough chutzpah I could easily imagine him making a TV show out of political intimidation. If this is one of his plans it probably won't start airing episodes until the fall season though: It takes time to hire management, find talent, gather crew, build sets, write scripts, rehearse, film, and edit.

But think back a little, and remember that Reagan had the FBI hunting for porn. I'm not Trump, but if I had his power, enemies list, and enough vengeful insanity, I'd make some 'special units' in the US federal security services to do my dirty work. With a little bit of preparation they can grab anyone that doesn't run as well as Edward Snowden. Drugs and kiddie porn is all it takes, plant some in the right places, give 'an anonymous tip' to the right people, and it'll be YUUUUUUGE!
Chippewa Ghost 27th Jan 2017, 7:24 AM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
re: special units

It's not intimidation if nobody knows about it.

re: familiar faces

Yes, Wendell is back, he apparently survived the massacre at Fox Plaza.
anonymous coward 27th Jan 2017, 8:20 PM edit delete reply
You're right, but there are different kinds of publicity. In the above hypothetical scenario the goal is a chilling effect. If you can establish a pattern that all your most outspoken and inconvenient foes end up in ass-rape prison for 'legitimate reasons' that's good for making your opposition look bad on top of just intimidating people. It does tend to work a little slow, but that's a nice bonus you don't get if you just send in the brownshirts to kick the shit out of people without a plausible excuse.
Seabiscuit 27th Jan 2017, 3:05 PM edit delete reply
Charlies Angels crossed with guns and ammo... Heh.;)
Chippewa Ghost 27th Jan 2017, 8:57 PM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
More like "Donny's Devils"!
Nef 1st Feb 2017, 6:07 PM edit delete reply
It's totally obvious that she's the brains... She is an incredible woman... Incredible. Just incredible, people... And has very smart brains... Beautiful plump brains. The best brains you've ever seen.
Dera Nuel 23rd Mar 2018, 8:29 PM edit delete reply
Dera Nuel
Love the colors in the 2nd panel.
Ajoseph 17th May 2018, 12:06 AM edit delete reply
Anyone see the 2006 movie idiocracy?
Chippewa Ghost 17th May 2018, 7:10 AM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
You aren't the first to bring it up, and it's gonna seem really, really weird, but no I haven't seen that movie...
Caley Tibbittz Collopy 6th Oct 2018, 3:31 AM edit delete reply
Caley Tibbittz Collopy
The Palin burn is glorious.
Chippewa Ghost 6th Oct 2018, 7:18 AM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
The Palins don't really get into the news anymore, unless it's for allegations of domestic violence.

In my book John McCain gets negative points for that call.