SC CONGRESSMAN STARS IN ENVIRO COMIC
So it’s “kind of a big deal.” Well … to the extent that people, you know, still read comic strips.
Anyway, South Carolina’s own Trey Gowdy – who represents the state’s fourth congressional district in Washington, D.C. – made an appearance in Mark Trail this week.
Gowdy appeared alongside the strip’s protagonist, described as a “handsome outdoorsman and photojournalist for Woods and Wildlife magazine” who “spends his days hunting, fishing and pursuing simple pleasures.”
Gowdy’s cameo prompted some to speculate on why the comic strip – which routinely features fictional characters – chose to include him.
“Why are real elected humans appearing in this strip all of the sudden, instead of random fake baldheaded senators?” one blogger mused. “Well, it’s possible that Trey Gowdy is desperate to woo environmentalist constituents and overcome his extremely low scores from the League of Conservation Voters, and so has paid good money to appear in this tree-hugger comic strip.”
Here’s the strip starring Gowdy …
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Yeah … if you can make heads or tails of what’s going on, you’re a more enlightened reader than we are (editor’s note: that’s not saying much).