TOM THE DANCING BUG: The Last Comic Strip About a Mass Shooting Tragedy You'll Ever Have to Read

Tom the Dancing Bug, IN WHICH we present The Last Comic Strip About a Mass Shooting Tragedy You'll Ever Have to Read.

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  1. I gotta admit, I can see why Obama's somber reaction speech to the last mass shooting* basically boiled down to "fuck it, I give up."

    *Or was it two mass shootings ago now? I forget.

  2. A sadly somber masterpiece.

  3. zikzak says:

    Though it does earnestly repeat the tiresome talking points of one "side" of the gun "debate", I appreciate the implication that when it comes to responding to violence in American society, almost everyone is just going through the motions.

    We have to, really. Because even though they're hollow and meaningless, if we stop repeating the same tired discussions about gun control and media censorship, we might be forced to actually reflect deeply on the society we have built. And while a dozen murders is a bummer to hear about, it's nothing compared to confronting the profound perversity of the culture, the economy, and the government (all of which we ourselves created on purpose) which gave rise to the shooting.

  4. Actually I hear that "side" of the debate EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. a psycho who was able to easily acquire dangerous weapons murders a bunch of innocent people, which is to say, quite often.

    FUN FACT: Did you know that the vast majority of people who buy high explosives use them for non-violent purposes such as building demolition, mining or putting urban legends to the test on the Discovery Channel? Logically we should get rid of those pesky laws regulating the sale and use of dynamite, because it wouldn't be fair punish the vast majority of law-abiding explosive users just because of a handful of ne'er-do-wells.

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