Garry Trudeau (actually Garretson Beekman Trudeau, born July 21, 1948) attended Yale as an undergraduate and later earned his M.F.A. degree. M.F.A. refers to Master in Fine Arts, meaning it has no real value except for the person receiving the degree since it feeds his or her narcissism and sense of self importance but has no real benefit for society.
In highlighting that point, once Trudeau earned his M.F.A., he eventually started drawing the comic strip, “Doonesbury”.
Doonesbury has been as far left as any self-loving leftist could hope.
According to Wikipedia, “In August 2001, Trudeau fell for a report from a fictional institute that stated that President George W. Bush had the lowest IQ (91) of any president in the past 50 years, and that former president Bill Clinton’s IQ was exactly twice that of Bush. This was shown to be untrue. Clearly, facts are not paramount to Trudeau. After mentioning it in Doonesbury and finding that the information was fabricated, Trudeau made a public retraction.”
Unfortunately, no one usually sees or remembers retractions and continue to remember the original lie.
“In 2004, Trudeau made a widely-circulated offer of a $10,000 reward (in the form of a gift to the USO in the winner’s name) for proof that George W. Bush fulfilled his military duties in the 1970s. No one has collected on the offer.” This, of course, is an old tactic used by many con artists.
So here is my challenge. I don’t have $10,000 for a reward. However, I offer $1.00 to anyone who can show me proof, beyond a reasonable doubt, that Garry Trudeau has ever served in the military of this country. Show me the proof and I will send the $1.00. By the way, I am not talking about some Peace Corp or Vista organization. I am talking about serving in the U.S. MILITARY.
One of the things about Doonesbury that can be confusing is the trickery with which it is written. For example, in reading the October 30 strip. I at first thought that Trudeau had changed his stripes and was becoming a bit more honest and a bit more conservative. I should have known better. I have copied it here with all due respect to Trudeau and his distributor.
In this strip, unless you pay attention to the first pane, it sounds as if Trudeau acknowledges that America is a good place to live and that even the poor in America are better off than the poor in other countries.
THAT WOULD BE THE TRUTH!
But the first three panes say it all. The commentator is Roland Hedley, from Fox News. Since I rarely read the strip, I didn’t realize Hedley’s history. Once I did the research, I saw the trap.
Unfortunately, this is just another example of Trudeau condemning the right thinking people of America. This from a man who has never really done anything except write a comic strip and engaged in other entertainment ventures which no one will ever remember.
Your dollar is waiting if you can prove that Trudeau served his country in the military of the United States of America. If no one can prove it, then I believe it would only be fair if Trudeau drops his challenge about proof of ex-President Bush’s military experience.
At least we know that Bush could fly a fighter aircraft. I doubt that Trudeau can fly anything but hot air.