Jan 25, 2012

Up Up and Away!

Peter Dunlap-Shohl, 1/24/12:

Of course Newt is a yellow-clad superhero who saves the GOP elephant from the evil Tar Pits of La Mitt.

What else could he possibly be?


  1. I think the point is the elephant still needs to be saved, as it is shouting louder in the last panel. Right?

  2. Joel: Every superhero has to deal with that same problem: the damsel in distress who really wanted to be saved by someone else.


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