[when it’s someone you know]

Topic: Culture
For those of you who’ve been regular Doonesbury readers at one time or another but haven’t been paying attention, the strip recently took an astonishing turn: BD is wounded.

The lead time on weekday strips is two weeks, so it’s a sad coincidence that as this famous fictional football player’s Iraqi tragedy was playing out, an actual NFL player, former Arizona Cardinal Pat Tillman, was killed in Afghanistan.