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Posted on Feb 10, 2012

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By rend it, February 13, 2012 at 10:00 am Link to this comment

nice ones

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By John Poole, February 12, 2012 at 5:18 pm Link to this comment
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I sense that Fish is gender “flexible”. He seemed a floater when I first saw his
cartoons about two years ago. Why not come out (of the water that is) Fish?

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By The Hapless Capitalist, February 12, 2012 at 2:31 pm Link to this comment
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white men, power, sex, objectification, the overly-calculated intellectual estilo—conflagration of politics.

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By mark molin, February 12, 2012 at 1:11 pm Link to this comment
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Ok this guy does not want to mess up his perfect body with unwanted
pregnancies .
So being a male so to speak he has a choice . On the other hand if there was a
female head her choices would be limited since men in the USA trump women’s
choice.
Women should be control of women’s health.
MM

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By kerryrose, February 12, 2012 at 11:28 am Link to this comment

This drawing looks like it was copied from a bad Photoshop file.

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By libby, February 12, 2012 at 8:45 am Link to this comment

Truthdig should have rejected this one.

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By libby, February 12, 2012 at 8:42 am Link to this comment

The interpretation which makes most sense to me:

The perfect human being would have the brain of a younger Noam Chomsky and a generic version of a conventionally “ideal”  young female body.

Pretty offensive in my book.

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By DonFromFairfax, February 11, 2012 at 10:39 pm Link to this comment
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That is indeed Noam Chomsky’s head atop that wonderful, lush female torso:

http://www.gettyimages.ie/detail/news-photo/linguistic-expert-and-political-activist-noam-chomsky-news-photo/50372528

It’s certainly one version of perfection.  Which is not to say that there aren’t some female heads that could have been drawn atop that body, but Chomsky has a unique intellect.

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By CC, February 11, 2012 at 9:11 pm Link to this comment
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I interpret this as a REPUBLICANS idea of the perfect sex partner. Or, considering the fact MOST of this debate about birth control and abortion is controlled by MEN… This is the republican idea of the PERFECT ONE to make the argument against women having any say over their own bodies. Even with a female body, only a MAN can have a say. ... Either way, it makes me laugh.

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By heterochromatic, February 11, 2012 at 5:44 pm Link to this comment

Maani—- I think that we’re invited to consider whether
we regard intellect as “male”

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By Maani, February 11, 2012 at 5:39 pm Link to this comment

Interesting…my initial interpretation of this was that “perfection” was a woman’s body with a man’s brain.  A bit chauvinist, to say the least.

Hey, Fish - wanna enlighten us?

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By Artful Dodger, February 11, 2012 at 5:01 pm Link to this comment
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Nice body, but from the neck up- a double bagger.

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By EmileZ, February 11, 2012 at 2:15 am Link to this comment

Noam Chomsky - A Critique Of Madisonian Democracy

http://www.c-spanarchives.org/program/80140-1

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By EmileZ, February 11, 2012 at 1:15 am Link to this comment

Maybe, if it is indeed Chomsky, he is gazing in odd wonder at the joy he has found.

If any one is bad to the bone, it is surely Noam Chomsky, who is actually quite traditional, but bad to the bone nevertheless.

“Bad To The Bone” as recorded by Z-Rock Hawaii

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-LXTS_G-FY

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By EmileZ, February 10, 2012 at 11:28 pm Link to this comment

I’m still trying to figure out what is going on here.

Is it a dashing young Chomsky smoking a pipe (ala Hugh Hefner) observing his female equipment with a sort of pleasantly detatched air of approval and perhaps a touch of delight???

(I only came up with Chomsky because it was one of the tags)

Nice!!!

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By heterochromatic, February 10, 2012 at 9:26 pm Link to this comment

digger, concentrate on the pipe and the eyeglasses. see
if that takes you anyplace.

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By truedigger3, February 10, 2012 at 7:03 pm Link to this comment

What this suppose to mean.
Is Mr. Fish trying to tell us that a perfect human being, according to him, should be a combination of more female than male components!.

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By John G, February 10, 2012 at 5:31 pm Link to this comment
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That one should have been aborted.

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By heterochromatic, February 10, 2012 at 5:22 pm Link to this comment

fish drivel

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