Tom Toles for November 01, 2020

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    Concretionist  over 3 years ago

    Wow. One of my favorites hits the re-runs. Darnit. However, since I’m retired already, I guess I’d better grant the same to others.

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    saobadao  over 3 years ago

    OMG, I’m so sad. Farewell good soul. I will miss you.

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    nixie224  over 3 years ago

    You’re an all time great, Tom. Will miss you.

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    superposition  over 3 years ago

    All the best Mr. Toles. Thank you, for all you’ve done.

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    Daeder  over 3 years ago

    Thanks, Tom, for all the great cartoons, and especially for helping us all get through the last four years! We will miss you! Take care!

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    zwillyc_70707  over 3 years ago

    Nothing but best luck to you Tom. And you will watch your last wish fulfilled in 3 days time.

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    anymouse77  over 3 years ago

    All things must pass. Tom Toles will be missed.

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member over 3 years ago

    !5,000 cartoons is a lot, and yet leaves us wanting more. You are leaving on a high note.

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    Strob Premium Member over 3 years ago

    As if 2020 didn’t suck enough. Many thanks.

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    rionmorrison69  over 3 years ago

    Best of luck in your new adventure!

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    Donald Benson Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Really going to miss this. I’d settle for reruns now.

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    Teto85 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    From one long haired liberal to another, the honor and privilege have been ours. Thank you so very much for your wit and wisdom and sharing it with us.

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    dsTrekker Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Fifty years! That’s quite an accomplishment! I’ve always liked your concise way of cutting to the heart of the matter. And I like the vow you made when you were 5. Enjoy your play! At last.

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    kballweg Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Well at least he held on through the — what I hope will be — the Trump finale. Well so long and thanks for the fish as they say. You will be missed.

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    SHIVA  over 3 years ago

    Thank You Tom for all the chuckles you’ve given us, and now with a blank sheet, let’s see what life has in store for you for your next adventure!!!

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    Baslim the Beggar Premium Member over 3 years ago

    So long and thanks for all the toons!

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    parellel3  over 3 years ago

    NOOO!! Don’t leave us now! (Or ever). I will now remember 2020 as the year Tom Toles went back to playing.

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    S&C = Dismayed&Depressed   over 3 years ago

    Nooooooooooo. Awwww…darn it…I’m going to miss that little guy …..you have been a marvelous read every day. Sheesh….thank you for being a shining light. When you are playing and having a great time, just remember that we’re still here if you want to dabble up a panel or two…. sigh… enjoy yourself. Bu bye

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    Liverlips McCracken Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Fair winds and following seas. Thanks for showing us, once again, that a picture is worth a thousand words.

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    Imagine  over 3 years ago

    Well deserved play time. You more than earned it. Enjoy. It seems ironic that this should come literally 2 days before what will probably be the most significant election in the country’s history. I was really looking forward to your views on this in the coming week or weeks. And I hope your request is fulfilled in spades.

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    sevaar777  over 3 years ago

    A wonderful cartoonist, and even better human being. Best of everything, And many thanks, Mr. Toles.

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    braindead Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Tom, you are a hall-of-famer!

    Whenever the spirit moves you, we’ll all be happy if you come out of retirement now and then.

    In any case, enjoy your well deserved retirement!

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    jeff_e  over 3 years ago

    What a career. Tom Toles made me laugh. He made me think. He stoked my indignation. He often did those three things at the same time, which was always jarring. I hope Mr. Toles enjoys a long retirement and sees some of the change he fought for.

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    basilisk Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Goodbye, Tom, and thanks for all the wonderful cartoons

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I would like to say Have a good and long life and Au revoir .

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    Old_Curmudgeon   over 3 years ago

    Thanks, Mr Toles – {4 beats/line}

    Mornings and evenings and afternoons,

    we’ve gained by perusing Toles’s cartoons

    and we’ve laughed and we’ve learned thru insightful lampoons

    of politicians as risible goons

    {and of Trump, – who with Hitler and Nixon communes

    as the utmost quintessence of Looney Tunes}.

    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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    jmdavies Premium Member over 3 years ago

    You’ll be sorely missed. Enjoy the ride into the sunset, cowboy.

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    hermit48  over 3 years ago

    QUITTER!!!!!! (just kidding, welcome to the grey set) Now you can spend the next twenty avoiding the honey-do lists!

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    SeanT  over 3 years ago

    Thanks for the laughs and the confirmation bias!

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    fred.grenouille  over 3 years ago

    What all the rest have already said! I’ll miss your wit and your truth. Have a good future, sir!

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    condoriaco  over 3 years ago

    I never thought I’d be so touched by reading your farewell. Now I realise howmuch you had become part of my life. Enjoy your retirement and stay health I will greatly miss you.

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    Ontman  over 3 years ago

    You leave a hole in the editorial universe. Stay safe Mr. Toles.

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    Judeeye Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Mr. Toles will be very much missed by this reader. Thank you!

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    Pogostiks Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Wishing you a long and healthy retirement. Many thanks!

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    rdfrdf Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you, Mr Toles, for all the laughs! You will be missed. Take care!

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    Lantern Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thanks for a bit of sanity during these insane times! Enjoy retirement, I know I do!

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    sappha58  over 3 years ago

    Enjoy your retirement, Mr Toles, and thank you for all you have given!

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    PeterPirate  over 3 years ago

    Oh dear. For the last 20 years the only political cartoonists I read regularly have been Oliphant and Toles. Not sure what I am going to do now.

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    HeidiHobbs  over 3 years ago

    Thanks, has been great. I’ve looked forward to your posts everyday. Will miss them. Good luck, enjoy your retirement. Stay healthy.

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    The Love of Money is . . .  over 3 years ago

    SAY IT AIN’T SO, TOM, SAY IT AIN’T SO !

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    VegaAlopex  over 3 years ago

    I miss Herblock.

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    BubbleTape Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you. Good luck. Hope you have fun.

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    Needtolaugh Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Farewell Tom! I’ve enjoyed your work for many years. You tell it like it really is! Thank you!

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    angier3824 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I wish you many wonderful years of retirement. I enjoyed your work immensely.

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    Màiri  over 3 years ago

    Stay engaged, avoid boredom, live a long time.

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    baroden Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you! I’ve appreciated reading your work for many of those years. I’ll miss you! Enjoy!

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    Paul Gundlach Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I had no idea this was coming. Thank you for making my newspaper reading so much better for most of my life.

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    PraiseofFolly  over 3 years ago

    At this the end of your fifty-year career, Tom Toles, be assured you did not perform your art in vain. Thanks for your service.

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    cdward  over 3 years ago

    Thank you, Mr. Toles, for everything. You have been an anchor to me for years. You have no idea how much I will miss you. But your work will inspire others to carry on. Well done, good and faithful man.

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    hcdrake2000  over 3 years ago

    Thank you Mr Toles Have a wonderful retirement

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    scote1379 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thanks , Good on you, Enjoy !!!

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    Laurie St. Onge-Merges Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I’ve only come to know this strip in the last three or so years, but I have loved every single one. You always nail the subject of the day so perfectly. You will be missed, but I hope that you have a happy “no more deadlines” to reach retirement. Enjoy and thank you for all you’ve given to us.

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    gopher gofer  over 3 years ago

    it’s too soon…

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    Kkrnc74 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Our loss, indeed! Enjoy your well earned retirement!

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    jgreathead  over 3 years ago

    I’m Stunned!

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    boyswank  over 3 years ago

    Another casualty of 2020. Mr. Toles has comforted my afflictions during the Trump Era, and I will miss observations. I hope I won’t need his genius as much in the next four years. Thank you and good luck to you, Tom!

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    Kalkkuna  over 3 years ago

    PLAY HARD!

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    Tralfaz Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Mr. Toles, I will miss your brilliant cartoons. Sincerely wishing you a long, happy, and healthy retirement.

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    Durak Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Calm seas and following winds, shipmate!

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    DHBirr  over 3 years ago

    Your witty and insightful cartoons have been a much-enjoyed part of my day for so many years. But welcome to the ranks of the retired.

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    p31893189  over 3 years ago

    Will miss your insightful commentaries

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    Zebrastripes  over 3 years ago

    Enjoy retirement Tom and your work was fabulous, to say the least! You will definitely be missed! I have to say, you drew a killer trump! I salute you!

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    Random Nick Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I wish you all the best. You will leave a void in all your faithful readers, but that’s part of life too. You have earned the right to go out at the top. Again, all the best to you!

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    Calvin Nelson Nelson Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Awe. Not another one. Thank you for all the funnies over the years! Best of luck.

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    laura  over 3 years ago

    Thank you Mr. Toles for being a daily bright spot for many years. Enjoy your play time. It is well earned. You will be missed.

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    walstib  over 3 years ago

    Tom, you perfected drawing a mouth as an a-hole better than any of your peers. You will be missed. Enjoy!

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    Terry Limpert Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Tom, you’ll be missed….

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    psstevens  over 3 years ago

    You will be missed.

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    wrd2255  over 3 years ago

    We’ll miss you! Fine artwork, brilliant ideas and messages.

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    mrgooch  over 3 years ago

    Been a long strange trip since the Student Union/Spectrum days at UB. Well done!

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    eclairewl Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Oh, no. You’ll be sorely missed.

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    Zenbran  over 3 years ago

    Enjoy your retirement Tom. You certainly deserve it. We need a big favor, though? Put out a strip every so often and let us know how you are doing.

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    pkatz  over 3 years ago

    Tom, I have enjoyed your for years. I will miss your smart insight.

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    sally222 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you Tom Toles, and may your days and nights be delightful!

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    Donald Hubin Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thanks for the many years of terrific, insightful, and clever cartoons.

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    Melki Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I’m sorry to see you go, Mr. Toles, but that is a marvelous finale. Best of luck to ya!

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    Pickled Pete  over 3 years ago

    I got up for a bright and cheery day. . . but now, as I read this, a cloud hangs over my head. . . thank-you sir, for the many years of enlightenment. . . Happy Days!

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    Kirsten Reitan Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you Tom for all your years of drawing and sharing your viewpoint so succinctly. I became your fan when you drew for the local Buffalo paper. Enjoy your play time!

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    a2zed99 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Sad but expected…will miss his witty political humor,he left us with a very apropos farewell message. Thanks for your great work Tom Toles, and we will heed your sage advice.

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    gayle454  over 3 years ago

    BRAVO! Enjoy your retirement.

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    Denver Reader Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thanks Tom!

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    Paul Hartmann  over 3 years ago

    Thanks for everything! You’ll be missed, but you’ve earned your retirement. Live well.

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    smoore47  over 3 years ago

    Thanks man, and smooth sailing.

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    a2zed99 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    When Toles left the Buffalo News—Adam Zyglis replaced him as Political Cartoonist-he is also very good….would be good to find out where he is published now. GOComics anyone?

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    js2  over 3 years ago

    Well this one caught me by surprise. One of the greatest political cartoonists of all-time, a Pulitzer Prize winner. Unashamedly liberal but always willing to call out dishonesty or corruption regardless of party, he was the unequaled master of the double-entendre and his caricatures were second to none. And always with his cartoonist’s aside delivered from his drawing table in the lower right hand corner. Brilliant. His voice will be sorely missed.

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    suzalee  over 3 years ago

    Sad to see him go

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    scottbru Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you, Mr. Tolls! Your cartoons have been great! Will miss them….

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    Redd Panda  over 3 years ago

    If that’s not a graceful exit, I don’t know what is.

    Happy Trails, Old Fella.

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    ctb11365  over 3 years ago

    I started following TOLES in Buffalo in 1980, when he was with the Courier Express. I’ll miss him, but he deserves a good long retirement. THANK YOU Tom Toles!

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    Kilrwat Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Godspeed Mr. Toles. You’ve earned some fun. Thank you for making the world a better place!

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    Hickory  over 3 years ago

    Mr. Toles, you will be sorely missed. Thank you for years of entertaining insights.

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    econn3  over 3 years ago

    Cheers to a wonderful career. Still love your Trump character.

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    JonShay  over 3 years ago

    So long, Tom! I’ve enjoyed starting my day with your wit and your insight. To me, you join a pantheon that includes Bill Watterson, Charles Schultz, and Gary Larson.

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    Blaidd Drwg Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Mr. Toles, a fitting last comic. Great to the end. Take my word for it, retirement is the Best! Panel 3 should be made into a T-shirt. And I agree with P6, because there is so much false intelligence around. Best Wishes & Stay Safe.

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    Twobit  over 3 years ago

    I always looked forward to your cartoons. You will be missed. Have a great retirement.

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    lonecat  over 3 years ago

    Among other things, Toles has been the master at finding a visual representation of an idea. Among other things.

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    Alberta Oil Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Some.. should be considered essential service and not allowed to retire.. We… need him.. especially at this time.

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    billrobinsonmusic  over 3 years ago

    One of the all-time greats. Retirement is inevitable—I’ve had to do it myself…Time for a party. Thank you for a lifetime of service.

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    artmer  over 3 years ago

    Good job, sir, good job.

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    William O'Connor Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you for everything, Tom! Your talent and vision will be missed. Enjoy your play time.

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    Michael G.  over 3 years ago

    Peace unto you!

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    pc368dude  over 3 years ago

    I, for one, am going to miss you,Mr. Toles. Have a great retirement – you have earned it many times over.

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    katzenbooks45  over 3 years ago

    Thank you for all your wonderful commentary! You will be sorely missed. Enjoy your retirement (I know you will if Biden wins!)

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    Sisterdame  over 3 years ago

    We will miss your drawings. Thanks, from Denmark/Europe

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    meetinthemiddle  over 3 years ago

    I’d say the world still needs you, perhaps now more than ever. But 50 years is a long slog. Enjoy your rest. You’ve certainly earned it.

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    mikemck  over 3 years ago

    Farewell and thank you

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    mjkaswan Premium Member over 3 years ago

    We will miss you! Thank you for your insight, and for making us laugh occasionally.

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    akachman Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Gaaaaaaaaaaah! Don’t leave us!

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    Drag0nr1der  over 3 years ago

    really going to miss your wry sense of humor. Happy Retirment

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    kv450  over 3 years ago

    You will be missed. Thanks for creating my favorite image of the Candy Corn Skidmark

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    Thank you!

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    Mary Finkelstein Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thanks for all of your commentaries through your cartoons. Enjoy your retirement!

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    rmfrye Premium Member over 3 years ago

    So sorry to see you go. All the best to you. We’ll miss you.

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    mourdac Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Welcome to your well-deserved world of retirement, Mr. Toles. May every day be filled with enjoyment.

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    morningglory73 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I SHALL MISS YOU!!!!!

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    Catalina Premium Member over 3 years ago

    So glad for you, sad for us. Your cartoons always hit the nail squarely on the head and let me know I’m not alone in the fight. Enjoy!

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    bobandrosa  over 3 years ago

    So sad.

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    oldchas  over 3 years ago

    I can’t say too much I retired two years ago. I hope Mr Toles enjoys his retirement years for a long time.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Tom, we SHALL do our best to return sanity and dignity to America on Nov. 3 BY VOTING OUT THE REPUBLICANS WHEREVER WE CAN… STARTING WITH THE MANIAC IN THE WHITE HOUSE!

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    tvdffry Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Bittersweet to see your last cartoon. Imagine — waking up each morning with no deadline! So happy for you.

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    Shades78  over 3 years ago

    Found Mr. Toles in the early 1980’s when I “lived” in Western New York and took the Buffalo paper. Got his Mr. Gazoo book when it came out. Loved his take on the state of our existence. He will be missed. I hope, like so many comic strips here, his older work is rerun.

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    Thomas R. Williams  over 3 years ago

    One of the best who will be sorely missed.

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    jf2735  over 3 years ago

    What will we dooooooo?

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    rholtz  over 3 years ago

    Thanks

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    WestNYC Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Never look back Toley.

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    fatmarauder  over 3 years ago

    Thanks — enjoy

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    Steverino Premium Member over 3 years ago

    The reason artificial intelligence is so popular is because there’s so little of the real thing.

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    Bookworm  over 3 years ago

    When you get old (and retired), such as I have done, you tend to fall into little daily routines. One such little routine was enjoying Mr. Toles’ daily offering. It often made me think, sometimes made me mad, but always, always, made me smile (even when I disagreed). But when you’re old (and retired), such as I am, it’s a wrench when your routines are disrupted or abruptly ended. But I console myself by thinking of how I have been enriched by Mr. Toles, and I can only add to the accolades my own poor “Well done, Sir. Thank you, and God Speed.”

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    imagenesis  over 3 years ago

    Dear Tom, I didn’t see this coming, but there’s a time when everybody moves on. I wish you a happy retirement, you will be dearly missed! I did not commented much on your comic, but rest assure there was not a day going by without visiting your work! As I read your farewell, I wanted to cry, I’m gonna miss that little guy on his working table on the bottom corner of every single last panel with that clever comment to wrap the conversation up. You are loved and respected by us, your die hard audience! This is not a goodbye, it is a salute to you sir, we may come across somewhere else like on social media as an example, if we do, please say hi, you will always have a friend on me! (@EngelAnael, Twitter) If we don’t for any reason, I wish you, your loved ones, and friends all the best!P.S. Let’s vote for a better tomorrow and to rescue a nation held captive by… “and I agree with Tom on this…” that maniac! We need someone with morals and a good heart back on the White House!

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    Smitty  over 3 years ago

    thanks for all the chuckles, guffaws, snorts, and hoots, Mr. Toles! You will be missed.

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    Kip W  over 3 years ago

    From now on, I’m keeping all my eraser crumbs, just in case.

    Thanks for a lot of wonderfully pointed and deceptively mild analysis disguised as funny little drawings, Mr. Toles.

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    fusilier  over 3 years ago

    Ave atque vale.

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    starclaw  over 3 years ago

    Tom Toles, you have been one of the best cartoonists on the editorial page, and we’ll miss you! Thanks for all the toons!

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    marc.ackerman  over 3 years ago

    You’re genius was evident from your time at The Spectrum. Thank you for all you’ve shared and taught us.

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    chris.lemarie  over 3 years ago

    Oh no!

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    jim.fulton Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you for years of thought-provoking enjoyment. We’ll all keep our eyes open for any new ways you happen to express your creativity and insights from time to time. Best wishes on your next adventures!

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    gigagrouch  over 3 years ago

    Sad to see you go, Tom. Thank you for your work!Enjoy your retirement (i hope it was voluntary!)

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    William Robbins Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Man… I’ll miss you. I blame you for jinxing Hillary with your Casey at the bat toon, but fare thee well.

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    rorie  over 3 years ago

    Thank you for offering a smile and laughter, but most of all clarity. I’ve looked forward to your work and now wish you a great time playing like the rest of us who have retired from work we love.

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    mcness01  over 3 years ago

    Thank you Mr. Toles for sharing your talent, wit, artistry and intelligent viewpoint with us for all these years. You will be missed. Please enjoy your well deserved retirement.

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    NeoconMan  over 3 years ago

    Awwww….

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    capgras1000  over 3 years ago

    Did not see this coming and am selfishly very sad. Thank you for helping to keep it in perspective all these years.

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    jseberhart3 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Great work.

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    trosthom  over 3 years ago

    Thank you Tom! Good luck!

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    Thank You, you will be missed.

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    Neeeol  over 3 years ago

    As if 2020 weren’t already bad enough…

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    ren31  over 3 years ago

    Thank you, Mr. Toles. Your voice will be missed.

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    grapefroot  over 3 years ago

    Toles is always the bright start of my days. I’m really gonna miss him, but wish him all the best.

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    Thank you, Mr Tom Toles.

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    Thank you, Tom Toles, for the delight you’ve brought me each day. You have my love and best wishes.

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    hawkeyec Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I’m so sorry to see you go. I was getting a bit suspicious it was near the end over the last few months. You sir, were the best and one of the few daily observers of our collective polity. I shall truly miss you. Stay safe.

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    6.6TA  over 3 years ago

    I am not sad: This is Mr. Toles’ choice. But, hint to WAPO: rerun all of Mr. Toles’ cartoons, one at a time, and you will see your circulation increase!

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    dan12david Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I, too, started out 50 years ago at my college newspaper as a long-haired liberal editorial cartoonist (majoring in engineering). Alas, I opted for a job in the corporate world. I remained an avid consumer of cartoons, especially political commentary, with some pangs of regret that I did not pursue that direction. Tom Toles’ work has been a favorite of mine for many years. This news comes as a shock. I wish Tom well in his retirement, but mine will no longer be the same without a daily dose of his art to ponder and appreciate.

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    lineaster  over 3 years ago

    from one old liberal to another a profound thank you. enjoy your new world. you’ll be missed

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    Mel-T-Pass Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you for your service, Mr Toles. You will be sorely missed.

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    Buffalo Doug  over 3 years ago

    SAD. My favorite cartoonist for years. Since Buffalo. Enjoy your retirement and thanks!

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    Perkycat  over 3 years ago

    What a beautiful exit comic! Enjoy your well-deserved retirement. In case you haven’t realized it, you will be sorely missed here. Thank you!

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    brotherbill1952  over 3 years ago

    I will miss your work. Thank you for all you’ve done.

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    Glib Sporgen  over 3 years ago

    Thank you Mr. Toles.

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    31susanm13  over 3 years ago

    Thank you. Enjoy retirement! You were the first read every morning for years and I will miss you.

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    Jimathai Premium Member over 3 years ago

    A sad day indeed… but happy for you Mr. Toles. Thanks for all that you contributed.

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    Mickey M. Sparkman Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Tom, you will be missed after all these years! Best wishes to your in the future.

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    vtodhunter  over 3 years ago

    You’re an amazing ediorial cartoonist, and I will miss seeing your thoughts expressed in excellent cartoons. Thank you for your years of terrific work!

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    fritzoid Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I guess now you’ll have time to devote to new Randolph Itch cartoons…?

    Sorry, I’m in denial. Stay thirsty, my friend.

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    Banjo Gordy Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Tom, I followed your commentary & cartoons in the Washington Post in the mid 90s, & when you were featured in Go Comics. You may be “retired from deadlines”, but the “pen of truth & wit” will nerve grow cold!

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    rreed2315  over 3 years ago

    Thank you, Mr. Toles for all the years of great cartoons. I miss them already.

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    JackDeurloo  over 3 years ago

    Retirement is just another journey I find it a wonderful experience

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    billscat  over 3 years ago

    thanks, Tom . . . you will be missed

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    poplife  over 3 years ago

    Mr. Toles, you humor and insight will be sorely missed. I can honestly say that on more occasions than I can count I laughed out loud while reading your editorial cartoons. I will miss your presence as one of the best parts of my mornings. Enjoy every moment in the next chapter of your life and a heartfelt “thank you” for the enjoyment you brought to mine!

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    PoodleGroomer  over 3 years ago

    Leave a desk and drawing board in the corner and let him keep the office key for one more if he gets inspired or bored. He is always welcome to come wandering through and visit.

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    RSHAFFE1  over 3 years ago

    As a longtime “comic addict” (I go back to “Mandrake the Magician”) Toles is one of the best! Enjoy your retirement!

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    Papakillamon  over 3 years ago

    It has been a wonderful run, Tom. We always saw eye to eye with a chuckle. Like Pat Oliphant you rate at the top. I’ll miss you, now go have some fun!

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    kathrynkolb  over 3 years ago

    I’m going to miss him so much!

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    ChazNCenTex  over 3 years ago

    Congrats on making it through all the turmoil. So much to still comment on. Don’t put your pens & pencils away completely.

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    ChristopherBurns  over 3 years ago

    I understand the need to retire or die at your desk. You’re cartoons have been the only thing I read in the morning and I miss them when you go on vacation. Now I’ll miss them forever. Vaya con dios.

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    dotjames  over 3 years ago

    Tom, I am so going to miss your cartoon perspective on politics, esp. in the previous 4 years of the “maniac.” Thank you, good luck & enjoy playing in your retirement.

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    well-i-never  over 3 years ago

    Well, darn. I hope for 2021 and your good health.

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    bobhoward9  over 3 years ago

    Bless you for all the years of telling truth to those in power and standing up for the people!

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    CandisHarbison  over 3 years ago

    How will I face the dat without Tom Toles’s wry perspective?

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    ncorgbl  over 3 years ago

    Say it ain’t so, Tom!

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    Mayor Snorkum  over 3 years ago

    The good news: Tom Toles is leaving at the height of his powers. The bad news: Tom Toles is leaving. Enjoy the rest of your life, sir, and may it be a long one.

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    r_p_wells  over 3 years ago

    Thank you, Mr. Tolea for your years of service.

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    pickalittletalkalittle  over 3 years ago

    Have a good play time! You deserve it. Thank You for making me laugh and helping me preserve my sanity through these times. May all of life’s good blessing come your way. Thank You.

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    perryed  over 3 years ago

    Thanks Tom! Always appreciated your humor! Enjoy your retirement, you will be missed!

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    rbluecat  over 3 years ago

    Thank you, Mr. Toles!

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    Tom, we will sorely miss the masterful balance of raw truth, exposé, satire, caricature, humor, warmth, anger, and irony you are able to portray in a single simple powerful image. They say much more than words ever could. And they’ve said the right things for many decades. Thank you sir for your life’s work.

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    thanks

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    Northgalus2002  over 3 years ago

    Happy retirement, Mr. Toles. I’ve read your work in the Washington Post for years. You were right up there with Herbert Block and Pat Oliphant! God willing, we will elect Biden/Harris in a few days and flip the Senate from red to blue! Then we will start doing what Trump SHOULD have done with Covid back in February and March (i.e. national mask mandates, listening to the experts, etc.)! Oh, and rejoining the Paris Accord on climate change. We likely won’t fix all the damage Trump caused in the next four years (it’s easier to break things than fix them, after all), but putting the grownups back in charge will be an important first step! As James Baldwin wrote, “Not every problem that is faced can be solved, but no problem can be solved that isn’t faced”.

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    halvincobbes Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Good luck and thanks for everything. You’ve been a bright light for a long time.

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    Wlly Blly  over 3 years ago

    Noooooo!!! Don’t leave us Tom! There aren’t that many rational minds out there for us to lose one.

    Ok, now that that is out of the way, many thanks Mr. Toles. I’ve greatly enjoyed your work over the years and will sorely miss it. Enjoy your time “playing”. :-)

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    Ivan Araque  over 3 years ago

    Saddest news today, we’ll miss you, Tom, Godspeed.

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    =NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!=

    But if ya gotta go…wishing you a long, healthy, & happy retirement!

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    Streetlight2  over 3 years ago

    Find some new challenges that you might enjoy in retirement. You can’t let your brain or body go to pot. It’s been great viewing your talent these past years. Maybe you could become a guest cartoonist? I’m just hoping!

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    JohnTheFoole  over 3 years ago

    Umm…OK, Bye! (Heavy sigh…)

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    Henry Robertson  over 3 years ago

    Enjoy your retirement, Tom, you’ve earned it. We’ll miss your sharp wit and ironic take on things.

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    Plods with ...™  over 3 years ago

    Thanks Tom. Smooth sailing in your retirement.

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    FunkerMarket  over 3 years ago

    Gah! NOooooo.

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    mikeryba  over 3 years ago

    Every time I had just read a Toles cartoon, I’d reflect with admiration on his creativity in both pen and word. And, always with great respect for all my fellow readers’ comments.

    A tough act to follow. So, whatcha got in the wings, Washington Post?

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    thomaspwrs  over 3 years ago

    Thanks for all your wit and for all the insights hidden within, Mr. Toles. We will miss seeing that part of you in the public space. You will go down with Oliphant and Szep in my book… all legends of political commentary through art and humor.

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    moosemin  over 3 years ago

    All the best, Tom. If the repubs steal THIS election next week, I hope you won’t have to flee the country.

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    Another Take  over 3 years ago

    Man, this is a sad day for political cartooning and for me. Maybe Tom will return to continue to skewer Trump if he wins. That would be a very high price to pay though.

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    Pgalden1 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you sir, for allowing us into your worldview, and for the enjoyment your body of work. Well done.

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    Sharont6  over 3 years ago

    I just recently became a fan! I will miss your daily toons. But I truly hope you enjoy retirement! I am retired and enjoy it immensely when I avoid politics! Happy for you!

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    Bobbers Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Well done, you good and faithful servant of the people!!!!

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    masterchip Premium Member over 3 years ago

    The retirement bell TOLES for thee. Thank you, Sir, for your service.

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    Michael Manchester  over 3 years ago

    He will be sadly missed. Thanks for all 50 years!!

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    JenSolo02  over 3 years ago

    Fair winds and following seas….

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    Pequod  over 3 years ago

    Bravo, Mr. Toles. Bravo!

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    AndrewSihler  over 3 years ago

    Aw, shucks! Is this for real?? Surely he can hang on for one more to gloat over Trump’s banishment . . . ?

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    Loopy Frogger Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thanks Mr. Toles for all of the wonderful cartoons through out the years. You have given me and many others wonderful memories and pushed us to think. Have a great time in your retirement and may you live long and prosper.

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    Bramosenos Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you and happy retirement. You will be missed.

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    bigheadx  over 3 years ago

    YOU will be missed, Mr. Toles. Enjoy your retirement.

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    dj95054 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Gonna miss you, man.

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    chryssanthi Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you for all the thoughts and smiles. Enjoy your retirement.

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    biz.gocomics  over 3 years ago

    Thank yo, Tom! (Now I have to find a NEW second favorite political cartoonist…)

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member over 3 years ago

    A situation of national significance arises. It lands on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. What is the president’s initial reaction?

     • George H. W. Bush: “What is the decent thing to do?”

     • Bill Clinton: “What is the friendly thing to do?”

     • George W. Bush: “What is the expedient thing to do?”

     • Barack Obama: “What is the right thing to do?”

     • Donald Trump: “What is the profitable thing to do?”

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    Savta4  over 3 years ago

    Thanks for the memories…

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    Pat Towey  over 3 years ago

    Thank you for the years of intelligent cartoons, Tom. Have a wonderful retirement.

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    jnimoy  over 3 years ago

    Will miss your wit and wisdom. Have fun out there.

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    ASaneMan  over 3 years ago

    OMG! Tom, you will be missed!

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    ronpolimeni  over 3 years ago

    Your humor and incite will be sorely missed by my wife and myself Mr. Toles. Best wishes for for the future and getting back to playing. Although it came as a bit of a shock, well done on your last contribution.

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    SapphireSkies Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you for the most consistently insightful editorial cartoons I’ve found. I will miss them enormously, but you are entitled to enjoy the rest of your life doing whatever makes you happy. Farewell!

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    Kip W  over 3 years ago

    A brief synopsis, including stuff Mr. Toles drew as a 17-year-old!

    https://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2020/10/31/tom-toles-tales/

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    jresh0  over 3 years ago

    We’ll sorely miss you, but there’s no doubt you’ve more than earned time to play!

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    gopogogo Premium Member over 3 years ago

    One word: Bummer. Ok, couple more: Thanks, will miss you!!

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    Not the Smartest Man On the Planet -- Maybe Close Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Vaya con Dios, Mr. Toles. You will be missed.

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    celeconecca  over 3 years ago

    thank you.

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    gnorth22 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    All the best Tom. I hope to join you in that great rest in about 6 months.. We will miss you, but all will continue to carry the flags of humor and a fight for the good.

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    sipsienwa Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Happy trails. But please come back for one last time on January 20. 2021

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    Gary Hobgood Premium Member over 3 years ago

    You have been one of my favorites for years. Have a fun filled retirement.

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    Jody H. Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Please feel free to create on a whim and share it with the world, whether it’s on Instagram, or twitter, or even a rock in a field near your house! The next few months, especially, will be richer for your occasional bursts of insight.

    Encore!

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    wsedrel Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Oh no!!! Well, best of luck, T T, & pray for the future of our republic (“…if we can keep it.”, to quote Ben Franklin, another great commentator.)

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    Billconner Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Say it ain’t so, Tom-been too many years enjoying your work to say good bye now! Good Luck!

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    wiatr  over 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your retirement and keeping your hair for 50 years. We’ll miss you.

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    douglas.rosene Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Yes good luck and Thanks. I’m going to miss you.

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    cherns Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Ave atque vale. Many thanks for entertaining and enlightening us for so long.

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    bustertheclown  over 3 years ago

    Thank you, Mr. Toles! Have enjoyed and appreciated your work since your days in Buffalo.

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    bandidoirlandes  over 3 years ago

    Will miss your cartoons!!! Thank-you for helping keep us sane. Your cartoons will be missed but I will start rereading them like several other strips!!!

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    Tales of the Boojum Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I remember discovering your cartoons in the Santa Cruz Comic News when I was in college and you’ve been one of my favorite political cartoonists ever since. (Loved that cute little Ronald Reagan! You probably could have sold plush toys.) Thanks for all the laughs and insights. Enjoy retirement and thanks again.

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    mkvinc Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Tom, when you become bored with retirement, you can start yur cartoon again.

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    MFRXIM Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I will be going back to the beginning for a history lesson. Thanks Tom!

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    cracker65  over 3 years ago

    It’s been a pleasure reading your comics Tom. Good luck. You will be missed.

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    PaulZelman Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Job well done, indeed! I’ll miss your work. Have fun!

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    DenO Premium Member over 3 years ago

    If Trump is re-elected, you will not run out of new material.

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    pamela welch Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Tom! I’m really going to miss you and your perspective. I hope retirement is all you deserve. Thank you and be safe ♥

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    Shinrinder Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Love you, man. Best of luck. Enjoy playtime.

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    Karin Jones Premium Member over 3 years ago

    sorry to see you go but best wishes!

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    johnscar Premium Member over 3 years ago

    No, no, NO! Mr. Toles – you have been the best political cartoonist EVER. Your commentary has been so on-the-ball, funny, insightful. I am so very sad. Well, have a good life (I’m retired too and am enjoying it) and thank you so very much for your wonderful editorial cartoons. And do not worry, Trump will NOT be our president come January 2021. It may be violent, but we will persevere.

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    Nuper Nocte  over 3 years ago

    My heart is absolutely broken.

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    willie_mctell  over 3 years ago

    It’s been a great run. Thank you.

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    mengelji  over 3 years ago

    Thank you very much, Mr. Toles. We’ll miss you! Please have a seat over there beside Conrad, Herblock, Bill Mauldin and various others. I’m sure you’ll all have plenty to chat about.

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    rodgerd Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Sad news. another great commentator/cartoonist has folded his pages and retired

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    ragsarooni Premium Member over 3 years ago

    May your retirement be long & restful,filled with everything you always dreamed about! ;-)

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    parkerinthehouse  over 3 years ago

    I love you. Dance like nobody’s watchin’

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    Scoutmaster77  over 3 years ago

    I will really miss this guy’s work.

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    I’m not cryin’~You’re cryin’

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    IDEALeducation  over 3 years ago

    Mr Toles, you are among the good ones.

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    l3i7l  over 3 years ago

    Thanks, Tom, for the years of your art and insight. Glad to hear you are still going to be a long-haired subversive, by starting an arts retreat. Creative expression is a great way to give shape to a better world.

    If you folks are interested, Tom was interviewed yesterday, about cartooning, and his retirement, on NPR’s All Things Considered.

    https://www.npr.org/2020/10/31/929915021/retiring-editorial-cartoonist-reflects-on-50-year-career

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    Z Blair Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you for the refreshing truth you’ve shared in your years of cartooning. Cheers to your new journey.

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    eideard  over 3 years ago

    Brought a tear to my eye, bro’…even though I’ve been retired 20 years. Took me a few years to comprehend how really good it felt. Keep a couple time pressures around to remind you what it felt like. Make them about an hour long…tops. We’ll all miss you. Hope you give us the occasional thought in paper and ink.

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    chromosome Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you for your fine cartooning! I will miss your work, but hope you enjoy your next adventure!

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    NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!

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    remarknj  over 3 years ago

    You will be missed! Norbert and Jocelyne

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    lazysenora  over 3 years ago

    Though I highly recommend retirement, I will miss you. Enjoy!

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    Michael Melody Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Say it ain’t so, Tom. You’ve been my go-to political cartoonist for years. Mr. Oliphant now lives nearby in Santa Fe NM, and both of you have enhanced our lives. Congratulations on an exceptional career, but I wish you were carrying on. All best wishes,

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    Vidrinath Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you for everything Tom. Go play

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    Thanks so much ❤️❤️

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    byamrcn  over 3 years ago

    Great work over many years good sir…thank you for helping keep this newspaper tradition alive and well. Hope you’ll consider drawing one occasionally and just tossing it on the Internet someplace for everyone to enjoy…but either way enjoy whatever life brings you next.

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    Boomer Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Sorry to see a sane voice go silent. Enjoy your well earned retirement.

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    Kurtass Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Bye Tom, it has been a pleasure. Good luck in retirement. Where is the cake?

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    [Unnamed Reader - f624e5]  over 3 years ago

    Thanks for all your insight, and using your pen as a pokey stick against those who deserve it!

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    SandShark Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Enjoy your retirement, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed your work over the years!

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    Patinphx Premium Member over 3 years ago

    You, your wisdom, and your wit will be sorely missed. Thanks and enjoy your retirement!

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    LoveBritTV Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you Tom for your commentary through the years. Your many readers will miss you (myself included…) Please enjoy your retirement. You have certainly earned it!

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    saurabh.dhar  over 3 years ago

    Lost for words, however thank you Mr. Toles….

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    Kentucky Ken Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thanks greatly for the gift of your work through the years. May you have many, many years of joy and wonder.

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    joshschr Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Everyone deserves their rest, but I’m still counting this as among the reasons 2020 sucks.

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    Mats Dahlgren Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thanks for all the great work, Tom. You have given me tons of laughs and wonderful insights into American politics.

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    cooganm Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thanks, Tom

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    Ravenswing  over 3 years ago

    Rest well, Tom.

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    veset  over 3 years ago

    I’m gonna miss you pal. Good luck on your new life. As a retiree myself, it’s not a bad life. Enjoy.

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    ronfox18  over 3 years ago

    Thanks for the insights and memories.

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    wckrmcmurt  over 3 years ago

    Thank you Mr. Toles, I read you first for 25 years.If we were a monarchy you would be knighted – wait, we are.

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    Neilconnole Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you thank you Tolles for all the wonderful thoughts and humor you have spread over the years! Enjoy your retirement; you have EARNED IT!!

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    krogenguy Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Time to Play, enjoy and thanks for the great and pointed cartoons.

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    PC Load Letter Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Thank you, Mr. Toles… Your cartoons have been a light in the darkness, particularly during these last four years. You’ll be missed!

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    dlc52 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    He will be greatly missed! Great statements, deep insights.

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    NathanBowe  over 3 years ago

    Tom – You’ve always been my favorite political cartoonist, by far, and you’re going to be sorely missed. You have always done an incredible job of summing up a complex political situation in a single-panel cartoon, with an always-apt kicker at the bottom. Enjoy your retirement (for a week or two) then feel free to get back in the game. The country needs you. God bless!

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    jkn1027  over 3 years ago

    Thank you! Enjoy!

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    It's a Madd Madd World  over 3 years ago

    Thank you Tom for all the great comic

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    dtp*  over 3 years ago

    Check out the awesome tribute done by Adam Zyglis to Tom Toles. https://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2020/10/31/csotd-nov-iii-a-new-beginning-you-wish/

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    Marykaybates  over 3 years ago

    Mr. Toles, you have brought me such solace since I first discovered your work more than 20 years ago. Thank you for your marvelous body of work and even more, thank you for the near daily sanity check that told me I wasn’t alone in thinking we were going off the rails. Cheers, and best wishes for a long, healthy, happy next chapter.

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    ajnotales  over 3 years ago

    We’ll miss you, Tom … any time you want to pick the pen up again, you’ll be welcome!

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    wi3leong Premium Member over 3 years ago

    TT – thanks so much for the last 13 years. I only wish I had discovered you much earlier. All the best for a well earned retirement.

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    Timothy Young Premium Member over 3 years ago

    No! Don’t go! Rats.

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    JohnTheFoole  over 3 years ago

    Will we still have Randolph Itch…?

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    downunder1993  over 3 years ago

    Thank you sir!

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    kbella1sal  over 3 years ago

    Good OnYa Tom! I miss You already. Enjoy your well-deserved Retirement, Enjoy Every Day!

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    JanaKralovna  over 3 years ago

    No!!!!! I’ll miss you!!!

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    parkerinthehouse  over 3 years ago

    I miss you

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    pipewriter  over 3 years ago

    Tom, yours were quite simply the best. I started every day with one.

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    Yontrop  over 3 years ago

    I was hoping for one last elephant.

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    knottytippet  over 3 years ago

    I’ve loved your work. Enjoy your play; you’ve earned it!

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    Godfreydaniel  over 3 years ago

    There were giants in the earth, in those days………….No more Oliphant, no more Herblock, and now no more Toles?!!!!! I know I’m being selfish when I wish for more Toles. (Like, ten more years or half an eternity more?) I can’t help it, I am that selfish. And if I hadn’t had my internet devouring my innards the last few days I would have posted this sooner. Please have a happy retirement, Mr. Toles.

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    trulybrown  over 3 years ago

    Waaaaah!

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    robnvon Premium Member over 3 years ago

    Tom, you’ll endure in a corner of my memory until I die and when that light flickers out I’ll be smiling. Thank you.

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    donut reply  over 3 years ago

    Dang, and I was disappointed when I found out he hasn’t written Randolph Itch in years.

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    llrdeemer  over 3 years ago

    I keep clicking here hoping he’s back!

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    AMBER1  over 3 years ago

    We will miss you! So god bless and be safe!

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    Patricia Hoffman Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I will really miss you, but I wish you a long and happy retirement.

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    jamner  over 3 years ago

    WOW! congrats ! may the road rise to meet you, may the wind be at your back….. thank you for sharing your artwork and you insight

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    Wlly Blly  over 3 years ago

    It took 6 days from the publishing date on your cartoon Tom, but your request has been granted!!! The maniac is OUT!!

    I’m hoping we can deal with your I-told-you-so and your prediction.

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    waltkamp  over 3 years ago

    I guess Toles anticipated the election’s outcome and decided he could safely retire. He did more than his share to relieve us of this “maniac”

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    FreyjaRN Premium Member over 3 years ago

    I’ll miss you. You helped take my mind off my pain level.

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    Antidote  over 3 years ago

    Middle panel request: check! :)

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    comixbomix  over 3 years ago

    I once posted in a thread here, that, “a day without Toles is a day without brainshine”. I really feel that way today – I wish he could have hung around to celebrate this day. But I suppose I can understand why he couldn’t…

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    kennnyp  over 3 years ago

    Thank you Mr. Toles…your’s was the first comic i would read every day….and will continue to be…..i’m planning on hitting the ‘way back’ arrows everyday and enjoy your work all over again…..God Bless…and God Speed….k

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    wiatr  over 3 years ago

    I think Mr. Toles is on to something with that 6th panel. AI is something that will have to be approached with great caution and not just left to the designers.

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    theshadowuu  over 3 years ago

    I miss Toms work SO much. He missed a wealth of material right after his retirement. But he DESERVES his retirement so I won’t sulk…much.

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    PeterPirate  over 3 years ago

    C’mon, Tommy! One more celebratory strip!

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    natalie1940  over 3 years ago

    Just catching up on my Toles views [80 yr. old tired gal] … and glad to send Tom Toles off with sincere thanks and true appreciation for his genius!! He will be sorely missed … but glad he’s doing what he wants! :)

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    455634  over 3 years ago

    we did it tom hes going away

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    Calvin  over 3 years ago

    Why not alternate between this final graphic and start with his first graphic to show us the progression of his career and messaging, please. Ray

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    greysteel.fitness  over 3 years ago

    I am devastated. You will be missed most dearly.

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    Wanye  over 3 years ago

    Tom, climate change is real. Population control would solve it. Enjoy your retirement. I’ve been retired for almost a dozen years now. I really miss working….. Not!

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    oldspacehound  over 3 years ago

    I will miss him and wish him well.

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    coop2003 Premium Member over 3 years ago

    i start my daily comics read by hitting random for a few doses of mr. toles’ wisdom.

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    CW Stevenson  over 3 years ago

    He will be “sorely” missed.

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    Calvin  about 3 years ago

    Go comix, please consider running Tom’s initial works alternating daily with this tribute so we can see his progression through the many years.

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    Calvin  about 3 years ago

    Maybe GC could run some of Tom’s early works alternating with this tribute entry so we late comers can see what he did early on to fully appreciate his great contributions.

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    Calvin  about 3 years ago

    Would like to see Tom’s earliest works interspersed on alternate days

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    NatureBatsLast  about 3 years ago

    One last thing Tom, get your pal Michael Mann to come clean about how fast climate change is really coming at us.

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    pamela welch Premium Member about 3 years ago

    Geez, I miss you Tom ♥

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    kato1979  about 3 years ago

    Toles has been a wonderful addition to the American political cartoon scene. He will be sorely missed.

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    Jannie  about 3 years ago

    I kept me sane…I am retired 10 years now…but so will miss ur work

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    Patinphx Premium Member about 3 years ago

    Thank you, Mr. Toles! We will miss your outlook. Enjoy retirement—or come back!

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    Frank Farkel Premium Member about 3 years ago

    The Maniac was voted out; the country screwed up big time not flipping the Senate, though there is still a chance with Georgia’s run-offs. Enjoy your retirement.

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    alpha  about 3 years ago

    Thanks for all the thought-provoking cartoons. May you enjoy a fulfilling return to “play”.

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    SariKadison-Shapiro  about 3 years ago

    Love Tom Toles!

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    Calvin  about 3 years ago

    Woulda been nice to have seen Tom’s early works interspersed daily with this final ‘toon so we could appreciate his manifold contributions to wit, satire and perspective……just sayin’

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    Suerreal Premium Member about 3 years ago

    I’m reading random comics every day. This one from 1995 is highly applicable today: https://www.gocomics.com/tomtoles/1995/11/05

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    Fuzzy Kombu  about 3 years ago

    Thanks, Tom Toles. Have fun. And maybe restart Norb, if you can get Daniel Pinkwater on board.

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    Calvin  about 3 years ago

    OK, it’s 2021 and time to change this page. Try interspersing Tom’s entire 15000 “comic’s” in sequence alternating with this final ’toon so we, the readers can appreciate his span of works. PLEASE!

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    CharleyHobbs  about 3 years ago

    the maniac is out and the senate is flipped. so good , so far

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    Kip W  about 3 years ago

    Happy 2021, Mr. Toles, and if you are seeing a good outcome here, you are at least somewhat responsible for keeping attention focused where it was needed.

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    Flatlander, purveyor of fine covfefe  about 3 years ago

    Gee you should have stuck around when the fat lady got to sing

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    NatureBatsLast  about 3 years ago

    Ok Gocomics….fill the damn void he left,

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    comixbomix  about 3 years ago

    Is there ever going to be a “Classic Toles”? Or would it be deemed too topical?

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    kennnyp  about 3 years ago

    from one old borderline-hippie ( kennedy democrat) from the sixty’s to another…. thanks for helping me stay sane…

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    buckman-j  almost 3 years ago

    Good to see Go comics personnel are hard at work culling dated stuff. November. OMG!!!!

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    NASA Monkey  almost 3 years ago

    Good point.

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    buckman-j  almost 3 years ago

    Mr. Toles has retired, and it appears so have Go Comics so called editors. Bad form dudes

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    WCraft Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Best wishes and keep the hatred for the right flowing.

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    remarknj  over 2 years ago

    We shall heed your suggestions Tom. We will miss your wise understanding of our world. Play well…. Norbert & Jocelyne

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    Mel-T-Pass Premium Member over 2 years ago

    It’s been nearly a year and I so wish he was still commenting on the world, I miss this.

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    wsedrel Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Like!!!

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    dragon789wv  almost 2 years ago

    So – how much longer is this spot going to remain here????

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    Lescoe Brandon  over 1 year ago

    Gas is now over $5 a gallon and a huge recession is coming. “I did that”.

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    winowino Premium Member over 1 year ago

    It’s way past time for GoComics to weed what they offer.

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    newyorkslim  over 1 year ago

    After Trump lost, so vanished the relevance of all the obsessive Trump haters. Time for them all to retire.

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    Kooplecrap  over 1 year ago

    GoComics should drop this strip already

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    buckman-j  over 1 year ago

    Mr. Toles retired 2 years ago, why is this feature still here?

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    overtop  about 1 year ago

    Mr. Toles is now going on 3 years retired. Are Go comics folks ever gonna get the message?

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    The Sinistral Bassist Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Still glad he’s gone. GoComics needs to cull inactive strips

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    tpcox928  9 months ago

    Many thanks for the effort and the last one is a classic. Equal to the final episode of the Bob Newhart show!

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    Durak Premium Member 6 months ago

    Hope goComics continues to keep Toles active in the archives.

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    kennnyp  6 months ago

    pleassssse come back…….pleasssssse…

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    kennnyp  3 months ago

    every day…. i make sure every day that this is the last comic i read…. every day…

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    GiantShetlandPony  28 days ago

    Pretty much nailed everything, but I bet even he didn’t think 4 years later we might be voting to keep the Orange Traitor out of the White House, again?

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    daisypekin01  24 days ago

    I pray you’re having a good time “playing!”

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