Post Profile

Comic Strib

Over at Powerline, John Hinderaker notes the Minneapolis Star Tribune comics page spiked a handful of Doonesbury strips last week. For readers under 60, Doonesbury is a charming period piece about an average suburban guy who puts on a bow tie to go to work every morning but still finds himself running late for the streetcar and is happily married to his lovely wife Blondie …oh, no, wait, that’s something else.
read more


Related Posts

Chicago Tribune: This week’s “Doonesbury” strips don’t meet our standards of fairness

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko

Washington Post “Doonesbury” creator Garry Trudeau is running excerpts from Joe McGinniss’s Sarah Palin’s bio in this week’s strips, which won’t be seen by Chicago Tribune print edition readers. The paper says in an A2 note that “th...

Doonesbury, Day Two

US Politics / Liberal : BlueOregon

Yesterday, I wrote about the Oregonian's decision to pull the comic strip, Doonesbury, from their pages because the strip was to spend some time focusing on the issue of abortion. In celebration of a not only diversity of thought, b...

The Internet is for Porn and Doonesbury

Politics / US Politics : Balloon Juice

I don’t know what’s dumber: the idea that kids still read the comics pages, the notion that this week’s Doonesbury is edgy or vulgar, or that putting the strip in your online edition somehow absolves a newspaper of the responsibilit...

Smearing Gun Permit Holders By Omission

US Politics / Conservative : Power Line

(John Hinderaker) The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported yesterday that the State of Minnesota issued 31,657 permits to carry handguns in 2012, a record number. No surprise there. The Strib puts that number in the context of the curr...

Doonesbury Is Still Published? Who Knew?

US Politics / Conservative : Power Line

(John Hinderaker) Earlier this evening I noted that today’s Minneapolis Star Tribune reminded us why that paper is regarded as one of the most left-wing in the United States. The second article I want to highlight from today’s Strib...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC