How much Democracy do we really need?

Democracy scholar Joe Manchin says, "Just a little bit is fine."

This week’s comic is “Joe Manchin’s History of Democracy.” 

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This week’s Classic Tom the Dancing Bug (published on GoComics yesterday) is “Chagrin Falls: ‘Taking a Puff’” (from 2014).

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Well, below is a picture of Otis in a rigorous wilderness training program. He had to survive forty minutes in the woods, with only a few treats, a bottle of water, and frankly too many belly rubs.

And of course below that are many more ways to Tom the Dancing Bug. And more ways are coming, he said mysteriously.

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