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July 27, 2005

Doonesburys on Rove Altered/Pulled


Approximately a dozen complaints and an as-yet unconfirmed number of pulled or altered strips greeted a brief Doonesbury run yesterday and today about the ongoing controversy surrounding presidential advisor Karl Rove. The reason was ostensibly Trudeau's use of the nickname "Turd Blossom," a slightly potty-mouthed alias that Trudeau did not make up but a term that has been employed in White House circles for Rove in the past. Trudeau's blistering response about the unacceptability of being edited through alteration appeared soon after in Editor and Publisher.
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