Doonesbury: North Carolina-- where progress is a dirty word!


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One thing Garry Trudeau knows how to do well-- really well-- is how to reduce an entire major news story down to a few panels. He did that today in his "Doonesbury" strip. He snarked his way through North Carolina's precedent-setting onslaught of extreme right wing "regressive" legislation on everything from voter suppression to privatizing education to enacting forced birth by restricting abortion rights to climate change denial.

Here's a recap of the state Republicans' dirty tricks as of April 2013: What North Carolina conservative policy makers are up to. Hint: They're up to no good.

And here is how Trudeau astutely recapped as many of these destructive, discriminatory laws as he could in one strip:

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