Mark Trail Comic Strip Dabbles in Politics

Villainous politicians appear in the cartoon.

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Jack Elrod, the cartoonist of the long-running Mark Trail comic strip, doesn't have it out for politicians, even though they are the evildoers in his current story line about hunting tame deer. "I didn't even think about it," he says, when asked why he has a senator and gubernatorial candidate hunting fenced-in animals. Instead he was more focused on his simple message: "It's not a good idea to adopt wild deer."

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