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-->'''UsefulNotes/HillaryClinton''': --And maybe he doesn't pay any taxes--
-->'''Donald Trump''': [[BluntYes That make Trump smart]]! Still, Trump hope no disgruntled former wife or acquaintance leak returns. ({{Beat}}) Wait, did Trump say that out loud?

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-->'''UsefulNotes/HillaryClinton''': --And -->'''UsefulNotes/HillaryClinton:''' And maybe he doesn't pay any taxes--
-->'''Donald Trump''':
taxes--\\
'''Donald Trump:'''
[[BluntYes That make Trump smart]]! Still, Trump hope no disgruntled former wife or acquaintance leak returns. ({{Beat}}) returns.\\ ''[{{beat}}]'' Wait, did Trump say that out loud?



* HulkSpeak: Donald Trump's character sometimes speaks this way (when portrayed as an orange version of Franchise/TheIncredibleHulk), although while he uses the ThirdPersonPerson and poor grammar (particularly word agreement) elements, his vocabulary is relatively advanced for this trope.

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* HulkSpeak: Donald Trump's character sometimes speaks this way (when portrayed as an orange version of Franchise/TheIncredibleHulk), the Franchise/IncredibleHulk), although while he uses the ThirdPersonPerson and poor grammar (particularly word agreement) elements, his vocabulary is relatively advanced for this trope.


* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud: Donald Trump, in an example that also involves elements of ExplainExplainOhCrap. (The strip is one of several portraying Trump as a parody of Franchise/TheIncredibleHulk, hence the HulkSpeak.)

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* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud: Donald Trump, in an example that also involves elements of ExplainExplainOhCrap. (The strip is one of several portraying Trump as a parody of Franchise/TheIncredibleHulk, the Franchise/IncredibleHulk, hence the HulkSpeak.)

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->''"Panel for panel, the most insightful political cartoonist is the hilarious @tomtomorrow- THIS MODERN WORLD is simultaneously the funniest, scariest & most accurate comicstrip out there!"''
-->--'''Creator/MarkHamill''', from [[https://twitter.com/HamillHimself/status/1067711959842414592 this tweet]]


''This Modern World'' is a weekly comic strip/political cartoon by Tom Tomorrow AKA Dan Perkins. Appearing in various [[UsefulNotes/AmericanNewspapers alternative newspapers]] around the US, and online at Daily Kos and The Nation, the strip takes a very ''very'' liberal look at current events. Often stars Sparky, an acerbic sunglass-wearing penguin, and the Very Nice dog Blinky.

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''This Modern World'' is a weekly comic strip/political cartoon by Tom Tomorrow AKA Dan Perkins. Appearing in various [[UsefulNotes/AmericanNewspapers alternative newspapers]] around the US, and online at Daily Kos and The Nation, the strip takes a very very, ''very'' liberal look at current events. Often stars Sparky, an acerbic sunglass-wearing penguin, and the Very Nice dog Blinky.



* BrainMonster: The titular terror in "[[https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/3/12/1748054/-Cartoon-The-thing-that-ate-America-s-brain The Thing That Ate America's Brain]]" is a tentacled EldritchAbomination that [[EmotionEater feeds on]] the "chaos, anger and turmoil" generated by UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, who denies colluding with "an ancient [[Creator/HPLovecraft Lovecraftian]] horror that thrives on psychic discord! [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg Or]] UsefulNotes/{{Russia}}."

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* BrainMonster: The titular terror in "[[https://www."[[https://images.dailykos.com/stories/2018/3/12/1748054/-Cartoon-The-thing-that-ate-America-s-brain com/images/517153/story_image/TMW2018-03-14color.png?1520720102 The Thing That Ate America's Brain]]" is a tentacled EldritchAbomination that [[EmotionEater feeds on]] the "chaos, anger and turmoil" generated by UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, who denies colluding with "an ancient [[Creator/HPLovecraft Lovecraftian]] horror that thrives on psychic discord! [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg Or]] UsefulNotes/{{Russia}}."


* CoolShades: Sparky's eyewear.

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* CoolShades: Sparky's eyewear.futuristic sunglasses.



* {{Expy}}: "[[https://images.dailykos.com/images/571670/story_image/TMW2018-08-01color.png?1532908420 Goofball and Galahad]]" are parodies of Literature/GoofusAndGallant, with the twist that Goofball brings up legitimate problems that Galahad tries to dismiss or explain away.



* JustJokingJustification: Donald Trump tries this in one strip about the "Donald Trump Comedy Hour"

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* JustJokingJustification: Donald Trump tries this in one strip about the "Donald Trump Comedy Hour"Hour".


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* RightWayWrongWayPair: "[[https://images.dailykos.com/images/571670/story_image/TMW2018-08-01color.png?1532908420 Goofball and Galahad]]" are parodies of Literature/GoofusAndGallant, with the twist that Goofball brings up legitimate problems that Galahad tries to dismiss or explain away.

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* {{Expy}}: "[[https://images.dailykos.com/images/571670/story_image/TMW2018-08-01color.png?1532908420 Goofball and Galahad]]" are parodies of Literature/GoofusAndGallant, with the twist that Goofball brings up legitimate problems that Galahad tries to dismiss or explain away.


* BrainMonster: The titular terror in "[[https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/3/12/1748054/-Cartoon-The-thing-that-ate-America-s-brain The Thing That Ate America's Brain]]" is a tentacled EldritchAbomination that [[EmotionEater feeds on]] the "chaos, anger and turmoil" generated by UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, who denies that he's colluding with "an ancient [[Creator/HPLovecraft Lovecraftian]] horror that thrives on psychic discord! [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg Or]] UsefulNotes/{{Russia}}."

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* BrainMonster: The titular terror in "[[https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/3/12/1748054/-Cartoon-The-thing-that-ate-America-s-brain The Thing That Ate America's Brain]]" is a tentacled EldritchAbomination that [[EmotionEater feeds on]] the "chaos, anger and turmoil" generated by UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, who denies that he's colluding with "an ancient [[Creator/HPLovecraft Lovecraftian]] horror that thrives on psychic discord! [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg Or]] UsefulNotes/{{Russia}}."


* BrainMonster: The titular terror in "[[https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/3/12/1748054/-Cartoon-The-thing-that-ate-America-s-brain The Thing That Ate America's Brain]]" is a tentacled EldritchAbomination that [[EmotionEater feeds on]] the "chaos, anger and turmoil" generated by UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump, who denies that he's colluding with "an ancient [[Creator/HPLovecraft Lovecraftian]] horror that thrives on psychic discord! [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg Or]] UsefulNotes/{{Russia}}."



* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud: Creator/DonaldTrump, in an example that also involves elements of ExplainExplainOhCrap. (The strip is one of several portraying Trump as a parody of Franchise/TheIncredibleHulk, hence the HulkSpeak.)

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* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud: Creator/DonaldTrump, Donald Trump, in an example that also involves elements of ExplainExplainOhCrap. (The strip is one of several portraying Trump as a parody of Franchise/TheIncredibleHulk, hence the HulkSpeak.)


* ShoutOut: Characters such as WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead, Series/DoctorWho (specifically [[Characters/DoctorWhoTwelfthDoctor the 12th Doctor]])and the cast of ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' have made guest appearances in thestrip.

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* ShoutOut: Characters such as WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead, Series/DoctorWho (specifically [[Characters/DoctorWhoTwelfthDoctor the 12th Doctor]])and Doctor]]) and the cast of ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' have made guest appearances in thestrip.the strip.


* KidDetective: The recurring character "Conservative Jones, Internet Detective" is an ''Literature/EncyclopediaBrown'' parody who constantly takes right wing memes and claims at face value, no matter how false or absurd they are. His BeleagueredAssistant Moonbat tries to [[OnlySaneMan talk some sense]] into his boss, who [[SmallNameBigEgo dismisses him with contemptuous condescension]].

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* KidDetective: The recurring character RecurringCharacter "Conservative Jones, Internet Detective" is an ''Literature/EncyclopediaBrown'' parody who constantly takes right wing memes and claims at face value, no matter how false or absurd they are. His BeleagueredAssistant Moonbat tries to [[OnlySaneMan talk some sense]] into his boss, who [[SmallNameBigEgo dismisses him with contemptuous condescension]].



* TheSociopath: The strip unofficially diagnoses Trump as a low-functioning one, stating that he lacks any remorse for his actions, lies frequently and has a sense of self-worth, and uses this as one of ''many'' arguments as to why he is a terrible president.

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* ShoutOut: Characters such as WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead, Series/DoctorWho (specifically [[Characters/DoctorWhoTwelfthDoctor the 12th Doctor]])and the cast of ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' have made guest appearances in thestrip.
* TheSociopath: The strip unofficially diagnoses Trump as a low-functioning one, stating that he lacks any remorse for his actions, lies frequently and has a an inflated sense of self-worth, and uses this as one of ''many'' arguments as to why he is a terrible president.


-->'''Trump''': Hey! You '''have'' to say "[[InsistentTerminology Merry Christmas]]" now!

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-->'''Trump''': Hey! You '''have'' ''have'' to say "[[InsistentTerminology Merry Christmas]]" now!


-->'''Donald Trump''': [[BluntYes That make Trump smart]]! Still, Trump hope no disgruntled former wife or acquaintance leak returns. ({{Beat}}) Wait, [[DidIJustSayThatOutLoud did Trump say that out loud?]]

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-->'''Donald Trump''': [[BluntYes That make Trump smart]]! Still, Trump hope no disgruntled former wife or acquaintance leak returns. ({{Beat}}) Wait, [[DidIJustSayThatOutLoud did Trump say that out loud?]]loud?

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