And that is what Lynne Cheney told me had happened that morning

Reactions varied from complete apathy to utter condemnation. The first bubbles of discontent toward the comic occured when Simpson published a non story comic where Raine Broke The Fourth Wall to talk about "red dogs" and "blue dogs", not so subtly taking aim at Red State/Blue State politics, specifically at the Republicans.Fans and non fans alike were not pleased with Simpson's allegory, and even if you didn't find the idea of doing a comic where a major plot point involves a dog making out with a young boy to be weird, some people couldn't get past Simpson's left wing politics, which had already started to grate on some fans due to I Drew This, although Ozy and Millie tended to avoid this because it wasn't really a politically themed comic.In 2011, she decided to restart the comic, with the few pages she happened to post went past Darker and Edgier by having Raine Dog apparently being assassinated (akthough it's an Ambiguous Situation), leaving the rest of the story to be told in flashback.

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