Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for June 07, 2010

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    pouncingtiger  over 13 years ago

    Sarah Palin, Rand Paul, Rush Limbaugh and all the people from ClusterFOX come to mind.

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    Coyoty Premium Member over 13 years ago

    Also Biden and Blumenthal. But it could also belong to Helen Thomas.

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    ChuckTrent64  over 13 years ago

    I’m waiting for the politician who says, “I am a crook & I did lie to you, but you’ll elect me anyway.” Some one that honest would probably win by a land slide, proving once again, that the US is NOT ready for self government. King George was right.

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    wndrwrthg  over 13 years ago

    Be that the CBS “eye” before the name? And it appears to be riding awfully high out of the water. When I was a lad, “misspeaking” was called lying.

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    HappyChappy  over 13 years ago

    ChuckTrent64………….I would settle for a politician that turned around and actually said “Sorry, I made a mistake but I have learned from it”. Or even “That policy didn’t work, we will try a different approach”.

    II do not care where you live, nobody is prepared for self government. The U.S. government may be bad but it is not alone and all of them are working together against US.

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    Dual  over 13 years ago

    Kinda odd that Miller decided to draw the boats floating on the tips of their keels rather than using a POV that would allow the gag to work in proper perspective.

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    Olfarto  over 13 years ago

    Well wndwrthg, you know what they say… whenever I see politicians, I CBS!

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    larryscountry  over 13 years ago

    ChuckTrent64 said, about 5 hours ago I’m waiting for the politician who says, “I am a crook & I did lie to you, but you’ll elect me anyway.”

    Hmmp….That would be Billy Boy Clinton!

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    craig35216  over 13 years ago

    When I first glanced at it, I missed the eye and thought “Miss Poke”, which still means that it belongs to a politician.

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    wndrwrthg  over 13 years ago

    Olfarto, that is very funny.

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    lewisbower  over 13 years ago

    Now don’t say anything about Blumenthal. It’s hard to tell a 6 month Reserve training from a 12 tour in Vietnam. The man said he mispoke, then he mispoke. Hope when (if) he gets elected he doesn’t mispeak “Yea” for “Nay”.

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    GROG Premium Member over 13 years ago

    Yes, maybe it is a CBS exec or broadcaster.

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    puddleglum1066  over 13 years ago

    Seems to be an epidemic of “false military service memory syndrome” going on. One of the senatorial candidates here in Ill-Annoy just got caught claiming he had personally won some distinguished award, when in fact it had been given to the entire unit he was in (his role in earning it was unclear). Not quite as bad as the guy who told stories about combat in Vietnam when he was actually in the reserves Stateside, but still, likely enough to balance out the stories about his opponent’s involvement with a failed bank…

    (Sigh) Remember when politicians boasted about their accomplishments rather than constantly trying to minimize their embarrassments?

    (Another sigh)…and the spam rolls in–everybody, push the “Flag” button NOW.

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    wilburgarrod  over 13 years ago

    FLAGGED the spammer.

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    freeholder1  over 13 years ago

    Like Bush strutting in a flight suit when he used the reserves to dodge real service in Nam? Or declaring victory on the deck of the air craft carrier how many years ago? Like that kind of “misspeaking” Lew? Or they could swiftboat a guy who actually served. That particular set of misspeaking (lies) worked well, too.

    Or he could have misspoke about his mistress in South America or his footsie in the boy’s room or his milk fund money or…

    As usual, Mr. Wiley has taken a nice centerist jab at both sides and is likely laughing himself silly as the pols dive in to declare him one of “theirs”.

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    steverinoCT  over 13 years ago

    Blumenthal wasn’t so bad… in the same speech in which he slipped, he also correctly labeled his service as “during” the war. Heat of the moment, enthusiasm, I can relate:

    Biden is my hero: I have the same tendency to say just that one sentence too much. They keep me away from the customers.

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    jhouck99  over 13 years ago

    Could be Mark Kirk’s boat, seeing as how he “misremembered it wrong” when he bragged about military awards he didn’t receive…

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    Dtroutma  over 13 years ago

    And I just thought it meant his “sweetie on the side”, and “poking” a little fun.

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    MisngNOLA  over 13 years ago

    Yeah, I like when Biden misspeaks and he can just blame it on the person he stole the speech from in the first place.

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    Trebor39  over 13 years ago

    ChuckTrent64, Kwami Kilpatrick in Detroit comes to mind.

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    halavana  over 13 years ago

    honest politician - my favorite oxymoron regardless of party affiliation…

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    petebogo  over 13 years ago

    to quote White Goodman, Owner of Globo Gym….


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    lazygrazer  over 13 years ago

    I thought “Misspoke” was the name of a porn star.

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    fritzoid Premium Member over 13 years ago

    Old “Mr. Boffo” cartoon:

    “Re-Elect Boffo! He did it, he’s out, he’s ready to do it again!”

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    weasel_monkey  over 13 years ago

    Down here in Oz the leader of the opposition actually gave himself a lifetime “out” on misspeaking by saying (and I paraphrase): “Don’t believe anything I say off the cuff as it might be complete lies - only believe me when I have a script and a media liaison handy”. How’s that for honest?!?

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    Siberman  over 13 years ago

    Reminds me of the guy with “your name” tatooed on his butt.

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    NoBrandName  over 13 years ago

    I vaguely recall a boat named - aptly enough - Monkey Business…

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  28. Cathy aack Premium Member over 13 years ago

    I think Helen Thomas said she “mispoke.” I don’t think she was lying – I think she simply spoke her mind – and in today’s “gotcha politics” that’s not allowed.

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