Doonesbury pulled for content

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    Tuesday and Wednesday's Doonesbury have been pulled from many papers due to the author repeatedly calling Karl Rove "Turd Blossom," despite many requests to refrain from doing so by the newspapers that carry the strip.

    http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/books/07/27/doonesbury.language.ap/index.html
     
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    The didn't want to use the word "Turd."

    If his nickname was Peach Blossom, the strip would have run.
     
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    Probably, I just wonder if NE can tell us why his dad would refer to Karl Rove as "Turd Blossom"..
    I wonder if he ever referred to Bill as "Dick Head"? ;)
     
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    Fascinating, didn't Bully post an article just a little while ago calling Rove 'Turd Blossom'?
     
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    Ahhhhh..yes, I think I remember that.
     
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    Isn't this, like, the 800th time that Doonesbury has been pulled? Americans are becoming too sensitive.
     
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    I don't remember it being pulled even once in my life. Usually they move it to the Political section if it is getting to racy for the comics page.
     
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    hey, YOUR group is the one that invented 'political correctness'. i would say that makes your group the instigators of this hyper-sensitivity.
     

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