Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for July 29, 2023

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    BE THIS GUY  9 months ago

    At least he apologized. That’s a start.

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    BasilBruce  9 months ago

    One thing you can say about Rat—he is one sorry individual.

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    C  9 months ago

    I’ll take Things never heard for 200

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    David_the_CAD  9 months ago

    Rat has the first part right, making amends.

    He needs to work on the second part, changing himself so he does not need to make as many amends again in the future; but that requires learning, caring, and being truly repentant.

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    ronaldspence  9 months ago

    Rat is truly sorry…that Goat found out!

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    leopardglily  9 months ago

    What did he even do

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    Imagine  9 months ago

    He said he would like to apologise. But he didn’t.

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    markkahler52  9 months ago

    He’ll just have to apologize again….

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    iggyman  9 months ago

    Goat, did you even have to ask?!

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    some idiot from R'lyeh Premium Member 9 months ago

    Priest: Did you want confession?

    El Mariachi: Heh? Well, maybe later, Father. ‘Cause where I am going, I’d just have to come right back.

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    shanen0  9 months ago

    Worth sharing, but can’t tweet anymore. Guess I’ll have to X-crete the link on X-critter!

    (Just joking. I don’t share many links plus I nuked my Twitter account months ago. But I like the rebranding joke and hope it catches on.)

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    blunebottle  9 months ago

    Seventy times seven…

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    Ellis97  9 months ago

    Rat will never learn.

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    phileaux  9 months ago

    Shouldn’t it be Prez Rat?

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    Zebrastripes  9 months ago

    Apologies mean nothing from RAT! He’s not sorry or remorseful one bit!

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    tonypezzano  9 months ago

    He’d like to but he cannot.

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    Linguist  9 months ago

    I’m sincerely sorry for what I did, and I promise, that given half a chance, I’ll do it again!

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    monya_43  9 months ago

    It is human (Rat) nature. The good that I would, I do not and that that I would not, that I do. We try to correct this behavior but aren’t always successful.

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    Goat from PBS  9 months ago

    Oh great, that could be any myriad of things. I’ll be sure to find a suit of armor with a helmet that can cover my horns.

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    Out of the Past  9 months ago

    Well, he is a rat.

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    jel354  9 months ago

    A step in the right direction for Rat.

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    rshive  9 months ago

    No sense in perpetuating an untruth.

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    pheets  9 months ago

    I’ll take the honesty, just a lot easier to deal with….might hurt a bit but it won’t change much. Rarely have to backstep on it like lying often demands (remembering the right lie components, too ).

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    klapre  9 months ago

    Sort like Catholic confession when I was a kid. Confess your sins on Saturday and go right out and commit them again for next Saturday’s confession.

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    ladykat  9 months ago

    The honesty is refreshing.

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    WCraft Premium Member 9 months ago

    Almost as bad as a former acquaintance who would often begin a sentence with, “No offense, but…” and it was, of course, usually offensive.

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    zeexenon  9 months ago

    This AT&T middle manager had a rule: Never the evil reaction to the same comrade twice.

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    GumbyDammit223  9 months ago

    I like prefacing every conversation with “With all due respect”. Then I speak my mind.

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    minty_Joe  9 months ago

    (Insert lyrics for “All Apologies” by Nirvana)

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    Tom Toro creator 9 months ago

    With rat, at least you know where you stand.

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    DaBump Premium Member 9 months ago

    I don’t think that sort of apology is sincere at all!

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    willie_mctell  9 months ago

    He only said that he’d like to.

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    Croc Holliday  9 months ago

    Honesty is such a lonely word – Billy Joel

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    wildlandwaters  9 months ago

    What a rat!

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    wildlandwaters  9 months ago

    What a Rat!

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    Sisyphos  9 months ago

    I have said it before, Rat is honest in stating his opinions. Also, blunt, callous, disdainful, uncaring, etc.

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    einarbt  9 months ago

    Rat for president – again.

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