This comic was largely inspired by this NYT article and another from Newsweek that appeared earlier in the week. It’s basically a sequel to this cartoon I drew before any of the details of the targeted strike program came to light. Obama’s decision to do this is purely political. He is driven by fear of having a terrorist attack occur on his watch, because the GOP will beat him to death over it. Either that, or the part of his brain that remembers Constitutional Law has suffered a debilitating stroke.
Colbert had an excellent segment about this nonsense last Thursday:
Big Fat Whale returns this Friday with a Book Bin! Sorry for the hiatus, but I had to sync up my schedule in preparation for a busy summer.