I Love Stupid: the only sarcastic humor comic ever

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Campaign contributions well spent

Rob: Measures, propositions, city council, college board... this is a lot of data.

Rob: Sad news, friends.  The time for convincing has passed.
Stu: He's got VOTE by MAIL.  That BOAT has SAILED.

Rob: Indeed.  Know the system, people.  Like asking a cute girl to prom just a week in advance, you missed your window.

Stu: You go to your prom?

Again with the election?! Since the big vote takes place in a couple days, there won't be many more of these themed strips, I promise.

Anyway, this is a pretty straightforward interpretation of what actually happened to me. I vote by mail so I don't have to take time out of my schedule to wait in line like a chump. I do miss out on the "I voted" sticker, but that's a sacrifice I'm willing to make. I managed to send my ballot in pretty early, so the subsequent influx of campaign mailers were utterly ineffectual.

I haven't seen a mailbox like Rob's in a long time. I grew up with one, complete with the pivoting metal flag. It was a handy touch for those times when you're eagerly awaiting something, such as mail-order cereal toys... earned by amassing proofs of purchases and seriously screwing up your body's expectations of sugar intake.

One year ago

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The first dreamer


Saturday, October 29, 2011

Friend is such a strong word, pt. 3

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