Continuing our celebration of former President Richard M. Nixon’s 100th birthday, we now present this Max Brandel classic.
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Yesterday, Baseball Hall of Fame voters shut out two of the Steroid Era’s most prominent cheaters: Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. In the spirit of kicking an acne-scarred, big-headed homunculus when he’s down, we commemorate their very public shaming with two classic MAD pieces.
History repeated itself once again yesterday as newly reelected House Speaker John Boehner began crying while addressing Congress. And history once again repeats itself today as we reprise this MAD Classic.
In December 2010, BP earned the top spot in MAD’s “20 Dumbest People, Events and Things” with their horrific oil rig explosion and the disastrous oil spill that followed in the Gulf of Mexico. Today, BP finally admitted their guilt, agreed to pay $4.5 billion in fines and pled guilty to 14 criminal charges. A small bit of justice for the 11 people killed in the explosion and the millions more whose lives were disrupted or forever ruined by BP’s gross incompetence.
As a public service, we take this opportunity to remind you to take all reasonable precautions to protect yourself from harmful germs and bacteria in public places. Now go soap up, you filthy dirt-merchant!
Today, an Appeals Court in New York became the second in the country to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act (which defines marriage as being between a man and a woman). No matter where you stand on the issue, after seeing this piece from MAD #438 back in February 2004, we can all agree that the real victims are MAD’s readers.
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