Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Straight to Hell

Let me show you an image from a Dick Tracy comic strip a few weeks back:

The fascism isn't even bothering to creep anymore.

What does it say about our society when a comic--let alone one as bland and conservative (not in a political sense) as Dick fucking Tracy--can not only casually refer to the fact that the US is running concentration camps, but considers them a normal, acceptable police procedural tool? Something involving a lot of profanity, that's for damn sure. That's the main thing: you have to make your outrages seem normal; to acclimate people to them. Thanks for helping out with that, Dick Locher and Mike Kilian. Your country salutes you.


Anonymous Anonymous pontificated to the effect that...

You know what I miss? I miss the Mallard Fillmore abuse page. Comedy gold, that was.

5:20 PM  

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