Great Job, Internet!: Donald Trump actually makes a pretty decent Calvin in Calvin & Hobbes

The 20th anniversary of the end of Bill Watterson’s beloved comic strip Calvin & Hobbes is fast approaching, and the denizens of Reddit are celebrating by replacing one of the strip’s two title characters with the most divisive candidate in American politics today. As reported by Max Knoblauch, an entire subreddit devoted to “Donald And Hobbes” has risen from the example set by a Redditor called eucalyptusfire, who had the bright idea of substituting the bizarrely coiffed, 69-year-old real estate mogul for the spiky-haired, 6-year-old elementary schooler Calvin. As it turns out, Calvin’s inveterate selfishness, greed, and impetuousness translate so easily to Donald Trump that it is difficult to discern between Watterson’s comedic dialogue and an actual, verbatim Trump tirade. Both the rambunctious brat and the Republican candidate believe, for instance, that “happiness is being famous for your financial ability to indulge in every kind of …

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