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COMICS: Why censor Trudeau and not Pastis?

On Thursday I opened up the paper to find an interesting contradiction in values.

On page A3, you explained that this week’s “Doonesbury” by Garry Trudeau would be all reruns because of graphic material pertaining to abortion. However, on the actual comics page, “Pearls Before Swine” by Stephen Pastis features equally, if not more, graphic material pertaining to what seems to be a gang war between “East Side” and “West Side” cartoonists. On Thursday, one character was overheard to say, “You capped Andy Capp.”

As a person with a strong dislike of censors, I was wondering why you

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