Just in case anyone was wondering about that.
(Comic updated to correct a few oversights.)
U.S. folks out there, make sure you go and vote. Otherwise, the alien bagel lizards win.
The history of the United States has been the long, painful process of copy-editing a couple of documents to add: “Also applies to: women, poor people, and brown people.”
Out of frame to the left: Native American facepalming.
The US constitution is a tangle of grand Enlightenment ideals and messy post-monarchic politics. American history is, in some senses, the long and painful process of rescuing the ideals from the politics.