Toon Musings: Activity Corner, Day 23

Dear Leader has a Magic Touch. It’s everywhere, but is best seen in his cabinet, where he’s appointed cranks, criminals, hacks and bootlickers to every post he could be troubled to fill, from Education to Commerce to Immigration to the E.P.A. to the Post Office and everywhere in between, with the approval of a nihilist party that believes in neither Truth nor Civilization nor Democracy. He’s left his mark on everything he’s touched, Like King Midas, with a crucial difference: call him King Merde-as. Anybody here know French?

Okay, it’s poo. He’s sitting on a throne of poo. Sure, it’s a bit labored, but it’s Day 23 of this thing, and I’m getting tired of thinking about this goddamn guy.

Enjoy the full advent calendar!

We’re counting down the days until Inauguration Day, when grown-ups are put in charge of the White House once again. Open the doors to view previous days:

Phil Maish is a freelance cartoonist of no repute. His modest efforts may be viewed at He has worked for the Government, the Press, the Opera, and a Soulless Corporation. Self-taught and beholden only to his formidable wife and amazing son, he spends his free time gadding about in his vintage autogyro and, with his faithful manservant Nicopol, exploring forgotten ruins, discovering hitherto unknown animal species, smashing spy rings, and regaling fellow members of the League of Intrepid Adventurers with tales of his intrepid adventures. 

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