A dozen or so newspapers have complained about, edited or yanked “Doonesbury” over the scatological name-calling aimed at Karl Rove in Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s strips, according to the Kansas City-based Universal Press Syndicate. But in the context of everything else that cartoonist Garry Trudeau has hurled at President Bush over the years, the use of the nickname hardly seems worth a fuss â€” especially because "Turd Blossom" allegedly really is among Bush’s own pet names for his longtime aide.
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