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Comic: Politics (and budgets)

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President Obama will return five percent of his salary to the Treasury as an expression of solidarity with federal workers who are being furloughed as part of budget cuts.

Vice President Biden will do no such thing. At least not until absolutely forced to.

Roberto De Vido writes cartoons and comics about politics, sports (and life) from a small fishing and farming village an hour southwest of Tokyo.

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“The president has decided that to share in the sacrifice being made by public servants ... he will contribute a portion of his salary back to the Treasury.”

— an unnamed administration official, quoted in a New York Times report

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