From August 30, 2009, that's "Bernanked." Barack's putting on some spray while declaring, "Almost ready, Ben! I'm going to let him do to me what he's done to the economy." Screw. It's Ben Bernanke. Who should have been kicked to the curb but was instead allowed to remain as fed chair and who was part of Barack's disaster team that did not improve the economy.
It's not one of my favorites. I had no idea what I was going to do or draw and the clock was ticking one Sunday night. If you've seen Annie Hall, you know Woody Allen tells a joke about dating a woman in the Eisenhower administration and how he was trying to do to her what Eisenhower did to the country.
That's the seed that sprouted the above comic. That's what happens with desperation to meet a deadline. (I'm not knocking Allen's joke. I'm knocking the way I redid it.)
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