Cartoon Tuesday: Detroit Double-Feature

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Click through for cartoonist Lisa Benson’s take on who calls the tune in Detroit (though maybe no longer in Washington).

After the jump, Pat Oliphant peers into a possibly not-too-distant future.

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Click through for the writing on the … plaque.

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