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B.C., 10/20/04

OK, so I keep trying to make sense out of the continuing B.C. presidential race and keep failing. Is it just “ha ha, politicians are stupid and/or funny?” Or is it supposed to be a metaphor for ours? Obviously the current candidate who most fits the “linguistically challenged” category is Bush; so is this an attempt to link Kerry with “elitist grammarians,” possibly the most hated group in America today? Does the interrobang represent Kerry’s oft-mention flip-flopping ways? Or … or … what the hell?

Still got all those birds in the background, though. B.C.’s always got the background birds covered.

Not to sound like a despised elitist grammarian myself, but I defy anyone to explain the punctuation in the second panel to me — particularly the ellipsis and the em dash.