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Why Do They Call It a “Straw” Poll?

© Keith Knight

Because they are totally tubular?



  1. Arthanyel wrote:

    Because they are narrow and they are used by adults too lazy to raise their hands.

    Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 10:04 am | Permalink
  2. David Freeman wrote:

    On first read, I thought the cups said coda which struck me as particularly clever. The republicans are sipping the kool-aid from the concluding passage of the conservative movement (coda is the concluding passage of a movement in music).

    Later I realized that the bottom of the S in Soda was cut off by the frame of the cartoon. Sometimes I can’t see the obvious for the subtleties.

    Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 1:22 pm | Permalink