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"Though Charles Pugsley Fincher would do well to find a stage name, his daily scribbles are nothing to scoff at. Plain and simple, on lined yellow scratch paper, yet they speak volumes." Jacob Wheeler, Utne.com.



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By Charles Pugsley Fincher, A Spin-Off of ThadeusandWeez.com
The Illustrated Daily Scribble is an ultra-current blog of my raw sketches about the day's news drawn on legal pads. I'll post new material here Monday through Friday -- excepting Thursday. Occasionally, my day job will prevent posting. Yesterday's cartoon is now in the archive: The Gonzales confirmation and revisiting the torture memos. [ Archive ].

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SCRIBBLE FINISHES NO. 2 IN VOTING: Voting is over at About.com for best Web cartoon of 2004. Scribble -- with 30% of the vote -- finished number 2 behind winner Jib Jab -- with 33% of the vote. Thanks to everyone who voted for Scribble. Charles Fincher.

Confirmation hearings are near on White House Counsel Alberto R. Gonzales for Attorney General. He got in over his head on the torture issue and is seen in today's Scribble engaging in the odd sport of self-waterboarding. The Washington Post has a story in its online edition today headlined "Gonzales Helped Set the Course for Detainees."

See yesterday's Scribble for the another confirmation cartoon that addresses the Justice Department's recent issue of a new memo calling torture torture and rescinding the old memos. It's purpose is thought to be to provide cover for Gonzales during the confirmation process by getting the issue over with.

Additionally, here is the first Scribble on the Gonzales memo and a second one related to it, both from several months ago.

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The Daily Scribble finishes No. 2 in voting for best Web cartoon of the year at About.com