Doonesbury, April 21, 1973

Guilt! Gulty! Guilty! Post-Post-Irony


Back in 1973, as Watergate was just starting to break, Garry Trudeau, in his three-year old comic strip¬†Doonesbury, weighed in: In those early times, the strip was pretty controversial, and a number of newspapers, including the¬†Washington Post, refused to run the comic.1 Never mind that Trudeau was mocking the left for pre-judging Mitchell.2 Mitchell was…