‘Garfield without Garfield’ is like politics today

What is ‘Garfield’ without Garfield? It’s a site that discovered that

when you remove Garfield from the Garfield comic strips, the result is an even better comic about schizophrenia, bipolor disorder, and the empty desperation of modern life[.] Friends, meet Jon Arbuckle. Let’s laugh and learn with him on a journey deep into the tortured mind of an isolated young everyman as he fights a losing battle against loneliness in a quiet American suburb.

More than that, he reminds me of presidential candidates. For example:

Fred Thompson

Barack Obama

John McCain

Hillary Clinton

George Bush

Al Gore

Ron Paul

Bill Clinton

Mike Huckabee

John Edwards

Jon Sanders / Director of Regulatory Studies

Jon Sanders studies regulatory policy, a veritable kudzu of invasive government and unintended consequences. As director of regulatory studies at the John Locke Foundation, Jo...

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