Now, this is weird. Today’s “Doonesbury” comic strip alludes to the now discredited Rolling Stone UVA-gang rape story from November and treats it as fact:
It really is hard to believe that Trudeau is this “out of touch.” We’re curious as to how long ago this comic was written and why newspapers decided to run the strip today. But, sadly, Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist might have the answer. They’re going with “fake-but-accurate”:
Exactly. Maybe papers decided that although the part about UVA was questionable, Trudeau’s overall theme of institutions covering up rape was true enough.
And what can we expect next week?
And we’ll end it with this: