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I have been reading Doonesbury for decades, literally. I find the strip to be on top of what's going on in our world at any given time, presented in an offbeat, amusing way. You have given me more laughs than my first husband, and I appreciate it and you more than I can say. Thank you for your wonderful work!
The question of whether anyone should take Donald Trump seriously was answered 35 years ago by Honey: "Even in Utopia, there's myopia." Also amnesia, evidently.
The birthers ought to take it a step further. Is there any real proof that Obama was ever born? I mean, he may have been delivered to Earth by galactic terrorists who see this presidency as the first step to subjugating the human race.
Was the Donald himself actually born? How do we know he isn't some other form of creature -- an alien, not just from another country, but from some place in space?
You nailed The Donald -- gotta love the hair! Thanks for helping us cope, with laughter, at the crazy world we are in these days.
Please, please, please don't let up on The Donald! More than ever, you are hilarious and dead-on at the same time.
I am now dreaming about that hair. Is it hair? Or is it a Cthulu-type monster, just waiting to grow and pounce on unsuspecting opponents?
I love the way the hair shows Trump's bald head but looks thick instead of displaying its outstanding characteristic of wispiness and its yearning for the strawberry blonde of days past.
What!?! No Pulitzer since '75? I'm sure once The Hair, the Red Rascal, Duke & Son, Zonker, Zipper, Zeke and all the cast meet up at the royal wedding, you'll be a shoe-in. You have my vote.
Keep the strips on The Donald coming. They're hilarious!
I sincerely hope that The Donald continues his run. My dream would be a Trump-Palin ticket. But I don't think the strip does justice to The Hair. It's fine and delicate like mohair, and a beautiful orange color.
The one detail you missed is the creole mustard color of Mr. Trump's face due to overuse of bronzer. The raccoon eyes say it all.
I read your strip in the Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette on a daily basis. You manage, from time to time, to get a rise or a chuckle out of me. I must tell you that Sunday's strip almost killed me. I have never laughed so hard and long at a comic strip in my life! The Donald's hair blew my mind!!!! I don't know why it hit me so hard, but woooowee...I almost had a coronary. Thanks!
I loved Sunday's strip and the hair. It was actually easier to look at than the real coif.
Visually and verbally, you have the loathsome and ludicrous Trump absolutely nailed. Brilliant!
Charlie Sheen and Donald Trump should form a two-man support group for those that are pathologically grandiose!
Ah, Donald Trump, the cartoonists' dream subject; his comb-over. the gift that keeps giving. But the notion of him running for such high office is a joke -- please say it isn't so!
Thanks for today's depiction of Donald Trump -- it's grotesque yet weirdly accurate. If the man can't be honest about his hair, why should anyone take him seriously about, well, anything, let alone the presidency of the United States.
Great strip on today! I was wondering when you'd begin to lampoon the eminently parody-worthy Donald Trump. Actually, Mr. Trump has an important contribution to make to international relations, in that he comforts the collective conscience of the people of Italy by demonstrating that Silvio Berlusconi is no longer the world's most ridiculous politician.
This is the most up-to-date realistic princess fantasy yet. If I had a daughter, Sam's fantasy is the kind I'd hope she'd have.