The “Bloom County” comic strip returned in July after a long hiatus, and cartoonist Berkeley Breathed sparked some presidential history discussion with today’s offering:
— Bloom County (@bloomcounty) September 30, 2015
Bush spent much of his time with the Texas Air National Guard “flying F-102 fighter interceptors out of Ellington Air Force Base,” so the “pretend fighter pilot” line was corrected:
— Pete & Lisa Got Caught Tampering With Flynn's 302! (@drawandstrike) September 30, 2015
@bloomcounty Bush WAS a fighter pilot.
— CK_Dexter_Haven (@_RogerThornhil) September 30, 2015
@bloomcounty Doesn't matter where he flew them, he flew fighter planes, so yes, he was a fighter pilot.
— Fredman ??? (@Fred_Butler) September 30, 2015
@bloomcounty Oops, Berk! I guess you're a pretend cartoonist. George Bush actually flew fighter jets as a pilot in the Air National Guard.
— Mike “Quid Pro” Kilo (@Mike___Kilo) September 30, 2015
— Kaitain ?? (@Kaitain_AZ) September 30, 2015