Get Truthdig's headlines in your inbox!
Our Mania for Hope Is a Curse
Whatever Happened to Antitrust?
Reflections on the Vietnam War: The Things a Warrior Knows
VIDEO: Hillary Clinton in 1990: I'm 'Proud of Wal-Mart'
Dig led by Mike Rose
Dig led by Truthdig Staff
Jeff Kreisler $14.99 NOW $10.19
By Perry Anderson $16.67
By Mr. Fish
More Below the Ad
Email to a friend
Get truth delivered to
your inbox every week.
If you have trouble leaving a comment, review this help page. Still having problems? Let us know. If you find yourself moderated, take a moment to review our comment policy.
By rend it, February 13, 2012 at 10:00 am Link to this comment
By John Poole, February 12, 2012 at 5:18 pm Link to this comment
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?
By The Hapless Capitalist, February 12, 2012 at 2:31 pm Link to this comment
white men, power, sex, objectification, the overly-calculated intellectual estilo—conflagration of politics.
By mark molin, February 12, 2012 at 1:11 pm Link to this comment
Ok this guy does not want to mess up his perfect body with unwanted
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
Women should be control of women’s health.
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.
By libby, February 12, 2012 at 8:45 am Link to this comment
Truthdig should have rejected this one.
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.
By DonFromFairfax, February 11, 2012 at 10:39 pm Link to this comment
That is indeed Noam Chomsky’s head atop that wonderful, lush female torso:
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.
By CC, February 11, 2012 at 9:11 pm Link to this comment
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.
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”
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?
By Artful Dodger, February 11, 2012 at 5:01 pm Link to this comment
Nice body, but from the neck up- a double bagger.
By EmileZ, February 11, 2012 at 2:15 am Link to this comment
Noam Chomsky - A Critique Of Madisonian Democracy
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
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)
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.
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!.
By John G, February 10, 2012 at 5:31 pm Link to this comment
That one should have been aborted.
By heterochromatic, February 10, 2012 at 5:22 pm Link to this comment
Posted on May 25, 2015
A Progressive Journal of News and Opinion
Publisher Zuade Kaufman | Editor Robert Scheer
© 2015 Truthdig, LLC. All rights reserved.
Website development by Hop Studios