They were... Socialist Invaders from the Future!

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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2019/03/13/they-were-socialist-invader.html

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH scary Socialists from 2019 invade the 1950s to spread their evil brand of radical collectivism.

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#2

A little too familiar, this one.

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#3

“Too” familiar? How so?

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#4

Predictable… until the payoff at the end. Brilliant!

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#5

You don’t have to go back to the 50’s for that kind of regressive mind set, we have it right here in our 21st century, and plenty of it.

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#6

Ultimately, whose fault is that?

Garfield will like Mondays when Mondays fundamentally change.

Until then the premise will remain the same.

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#8

Brilliant!

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#9

Great twist in the final panel. :slight_smile:

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#10

Be careful what you wish from Socialism; you might get more than you anticipated.
~I protest

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#11

Say what now?

Did you even read the cartoon?

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#12

Nothing wrong with going to the well again, both strips are great.

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#13

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.

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#14

I know what you mean. I only wanted affordable healthcare, but now I’m stuck with fair pay, free education, decent housing, and comfortable retirement.

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#15

if panel 4 was on a mug i would buy it.

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#16

This might be my favorite Bolling cartoon ever.

(Well, except for those God-man cartoons, which are by definition the greatest cartoons possible.)

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#17

Personally, I’m a fan of the Charlie, the Australopithecine series.

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#18

Their already sending electrons back in time. Just a matter of scalability before…

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#20

And spare a thought for those poor Northern Syrians, who got democracy too!

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