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Politics imitate the comics: Obama, Palin, pitbulls, lipstick and pigs

September 10, 2008 |  3:46 pm

The Aug. 27 "Home and Away" comic strip, by Steve Sicula, comments on swine lipstick.

That was even before the unusual combination became one of the day's most heated political issues, involving Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, as The Ticket reported yesterday and then again today.

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-- Andrew Malcolm

Credit: "Home and Away" comic strip from Aug. 27, 2008, published by The Ticket with the permission of Steve Sicula / Washington Post Writers Group

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