(Comic) How Civilians Protesting Works

(Comic) How Civilians Protesting Works

If you enjoyed this comic, you’ll also like these:


How America Works

Short, dark, surreal, articulate political comics

Occupy LOL Street

Thee LOL Cats join the Occupy LOL Street movement at Zucchini Park and find ways to address income inequality and corruption.

Two Conservative Ladies

A satirical take on conservative talking points

Two Feminist Ladies
  • Two feminist ladies #123
The Adventures of Monk and Punk: Journey to Entlantis

A homeless monk and an alcoholic punk team up to create a publishing house to raise money to build a floating monastery.

  • Book 1: Chapter #123456789
  • Book 2: Chapter #123456789
Illustrated Parables
An Old Man From Jersey Explains Life

An old man sits on the steps to his apartment and explains life to an eight-year-old boy.

This Was Your Life

Loki and a friend taunt the dead at the Pearly Gates to the Underworld




A crowd of protesters are loitering in front of Wall Street. A policeman approaches the
One day on Wall Street…
What are you peopling doing here? Don’t you know it’s illegal for this many people to be in the
same place at the same time unless you’re buying something?
It’s cool. Don’t worry about it. We’re protesting against how billionaires have bought out the
government and used their backroom influence to create an unconscionable disparity of wealth
and power in this country.
The correct way to go about having your voices heard in government is to vote between two
candidates whose campaigns are financed by billionaires.
Believe me. We’ve tried that…with predictable results. That’s our point. Our voices aren’t being
heard in government. You think we want to be sleeping on the streets?
*sigh* fine. I’ll let you protest for a little while, but you have to do it quietly behind fences where
nobody will notice you.
…so we only have the freedom of speech as long as we speak in the most noncommittal way that
eliminates any leverage our voice could have?

It either that or get beat, tazed, maced, arrested, fined and saddled with a criminal record.
But we haven’t broken any laws!
We’ll cook up some excuse to arrest you.
So that’s the government’s official stance on people who protest against government corruption?
That shouldn’t surprise you. The billionaires you’re protesting against just donated 4.6 million
dollars to our police force, and the president and the mayor are both in bed with them.
That just underscores how important it is for us to be protesting. We’re not going anywhere.
Okay, but FYI, police are almost never held accountable for excessive use of force.
Meanwhile in living rooms across the country…
SCENE: A man is sitting on his couch in a poor looking house. Faux News Network is playing on
the television.
I’ll just watch a little television to take my mind off the fact that I’m unemployed and my house
is being foreclosed on…

The people responsible for the financial collapse have instructed us to inform you that pinheaded
anarchists are disturbing the peace on Wall Street. Hopefully, the police will teach those whiny
brats a lesson very soon.
Stupid protesters.


Feel free to leave a comment.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: