Thomas Jefferson

Obsessed with liberty, up to the point of applying it to his own lifestyle.

Comics: 57
Recent Appearance: Bordeaux Rico
First Appearance: Jefferson Memorial

Donald Trump

The physical manifestation of 240 years of systemic racism and white privilege.

Comics: 50
Recent Appearance: Par Two Rico
First Appearance: The Arbiter of Chaos

Theodore Roosevelt

A man. A plan. A canal. In the arena. The very definition of the rugged individualist American.

Comics: 47
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: Police State

John Adams

Patriot. Rabble rouser. Spirited orator. Not George Washington.

Comics: 43
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: George Washingtron

Abraham Lincoln

Kept the Union together, after the very act of him being elected blew it apart.

Comics: 40
Recent Appearance: Fence Sitting
First Appearance: The Other Kind of Fair

George Washington

More myth than man. Never chopped down a cherry tree, but he probably wouldn't have lied about it if he did.

Comics: 39
Recent Appearance: Columbus Day in America
First Appearance: Forethought

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"Happy Days Are Here Again!" Made America win so much we got tired of winning.

Comics: 36
Recent Appearance: Hooverville
First Appearance: The Other Kind of Fair

Richard Nixon

Shakespearean-level paranoia. Accomplished a lot of good but you only care about Watergate so fine. Whatever.

Comics: 34
Recent Appearance: Saturday Night Massacre
First Appearance: The Other Kind of Fair

Andrew Jackson

His hatred towards Native Americans and his love for gold made the Trail of Tears a win-win.

Comics: 33
Recent Appearance: Spooky Halloween Costume Ideas
First Appearance: The Other Kind of Fair

Ronald Reagan

Jelly-bean eatin', Gipper winnin', economic down-tricklin', Irani weapon-sellin', President movie-star cowboy.

Comics: 24
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: Make America Great Again

Woodrow Wilson

Thought two things: we would stay out of World War I and that the south would rise again. Both were wrong.

Comics: 21
Recent Appearance: Hooverville
First Appearance: The Other Kind of Fair

Harry S Truman

Went from being elected Vice President to using the first nuclear weapon in less than seven months.

Comics: 21
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: The Buck Stops Here

James Madison

Started the War of 1812. Then the British burned down the White House.

Comics: 20
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: Forethought

Barack Obama

Not the President that America deserves, but the President that America needs.

Comics: 20
Recent Appearance: Happy Birther-Day, Obama
First Appearance: The Ol' James Buchanan Try

Eye

Reverse of the Great Seal of the United States

Comics: 20
Recent Appearance: Cornerstone of the Capitol
First Appearance: Annuit Coeptis

Democrat

A donkey.

Comics: 16
Recent Appearance: AmnestyDon
First Appearance: Pneumonia

John F Kennedy

He chose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other thing.

Comics: 16
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: Debate Prep

James Buchanan

Decided the best way to govern was to keep the peace by just simply letting things spiral out of control.

Comics: 16
Recent Appearance: Fence Sitting
First Appearance: The Ol' James Buchanan Try

Martin Van Buren

The first president officially born in the United States of America. Spoke Dutch.

Comics: 15
Recent Appearance: Spooky Halloween Costume Ideas
First Appearance: Twin Tower Mattress Sale

Republican

An elephant.

Comics: 15
Recent Appearance: First Impressions
First Appearance: Pneumonia

Ulysses S Grant

In an effort to one-up winning the Civil War, Grant got pretty good at crushing the Ku Klux Klan.

Comics: 14
Recent Appearance: A Farce To Be Reckoned With
First Appearance: Balance

George W Bush

Gave us eight years of "funny Bush-isms" to distract us from invading the wrong country to impress Daddy.

Comics: 13
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: The Other Kind of Fair

William H Taft

Only one to use the Presidency as a stepping stone to his true dream job: Supreme Court Justice.

Comics: 13
Recent Appearance: Cornerstone of the Capitol
First Appearance: Gift Basket of Deplorables

Warren G Harding

A flirt. A crook. A drunk. "I am not fit for this office and never should have been here."

Comics: 13
Recent Appearance: Hooverville
First Appearance: Temperament

John Tyler

…And Tyler too! Completely opposed his own party. Only President to side with the Confederacy.

Comics: 13
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: XVPS

Dwight D Eisenhower

Spoke out about the dangers of the “military-industrial complex" and we laughed and laughed and...

Comics: 12
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: The Other Kind of Fair

John Quincy Adams

Comics: 12
Recent Appearance: Calhoun
First Appearance: The Election of 1828

James Monroe

The Monroe Doctrine: you stay on your side and we’ll stay on our side.

Comics: 12
Recent Appearance: Calhoun
First Appearance: Father of Daughters

William McKinley

Allowed media tycoons to declare war on Spain so they could sell more newspapers.

Comics: 12
Recent Appearance: Territorial Expansion
First Appearance: A Few Of My Favorite Things

Andrew Johnson

Honored his fallen predecessor the only way he knew how, by undoing all of Lincoln’s accomplishments one by one.

Comics: 11
Recent Appearance: Cornerstone of the Capitol
First Appearance: A Pretty Good Team

James K Polk

For better or for worse, the only president to accomplish all of his campaign promises. “54 40 or fight!”

Comics: 11
Recent Appearance: Cornerstone of the Capitol
First Appearance: Columbus Day

Benjamin Franklin

The inventor of the stove.

Comics: 10
Recent Appearance: Bordeaux Rico
First Appearance: The Arbiter of Chaos

Zachary Taylor

Never wanted to become President, so the Universe granted his wish a year later.

Comics: 10
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: The Best Portrait

Redcoat

Never could stand to see good tea go to waste.

Comics: 10
Recent Appearance: Before
First Appearance: Meanwhile in 1775

Hillary Clinton

The most experienced private citizen in the history of the United States.

Comics: 9
Recent Appearance: The Compromise of 1877
First Appearance: Trust Issues

George HW Bush

Saw the end of the Soviet Union and then we decided we didn’t need him anymore.

Comics: 9
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: Robocall Loves You

Millard Fillmore

The last Whig to be President, finally doing away with the silly notion that Congress should hold any real power.

Comics: 9
Recent Appearance: Education Presidents
First Appearance: XVPS

James Garfield

Shot in the chest and died from 19th century medical practices because he didn't want to give a madman a job.

Comics: 8
Recent Appearance: Cornerstone of the Capitol
First Appearance: Twenty Dollars

Lyndon B Johnson

Took a short vacation from being a life-long racist to sign the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Comics: 8
Recent Appearance: Good News Folder
First Appearance: Police State

Franklin Pierce

After a train accident killed his son, he spent the entire term of his Presidency mourning instead of leading.

Comics: 8
Recent Appearance: Mountain Meadows Massacre
First Appearance: Twin Tower Mattress Sale

Herbert Hoover

"A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage!" Just kidding - economic depression for everybody!

Comics: 8
Recent Appearance: Hooverville
First Appearance: Here Comes The Sun

Bill Clinton

Comics: 8
Recent Appearance: The Thirteen Stripes
First Appearance: The Best Portrait

Benjamin Harrison

Comics: 8
Recent Appearance: Columbus Day in America
First Appearance: Man in the Mirror

Grover Cleveland 1

Married Frances Folsom during his first term, who promised to be back in four years after losing re-election.

Comics: 7
Recent Appearance: The Wedding of Grover Cleveland and Frances Folsom
First Appearance: George Washingtron

Chester A Arthur

Product of political corruption but broke all ties to past cronies once in office.

Comics: 7
Recent Appearance: Second Term Plans
First Appearance: Who's Chester A Arthur?

Rutherford B Hayes

After months of contested voting results, elected in a series of back-room deals. Democracy!

Comics: 7
Recent Appearance: One Party Opera: Friends
First Appearance: Rigged

TV Media

Comics: 7
Recent Appearance: Saber-Rattling
First Appearance: Breaking News

William Henry Harrison

Too stubborn to wear a coat to his inauguration. Tippecanoe!

Comics: 6
Recent Appearance: Happy Father's Day
First Appearance: Pneumonia

Gerald Ford

Appointed Vice President. President by vacancy. Only one to hold the office without being elected in any way.

Comics: 6
Recent Appearance: Cornerstone of the Capitol
First Appearance: The Buck Stops Here

Joe Biden

Breaking down the malarkey of evil, armed only with his sense of duty, Irish parental expressions, and a winning smile.

Comics: 6
Recent Appearance: Jobs
First Appearance: Vice Presidential Debate

Liberty

Freedom to do what one pleases, limited by one's ability and the rights of others.

Comics: 6
Recent Appearance: Bastille Day
First Appearance: The Queue Colossus

Calvin Coolidge

A dry wit but spoke little, a woman once made a bet she could get three words out of him. He replied “you lose.”

Comics: 5
Recent Appearance: Autumnal Equinox
First Appearance: XVPS

Jimmy Carter

Comics: 5
Recent Appearance: The Reaganomics of Disaster Relief
First Appearance: Precious Little Snowflakes

Justice

The peace of equality under the blind eyes of the law

Comics: 5
Recent Appearance: Obstruction of Justice
First Appearance: The Patriot Sisters

Vladimir Putin

Just your average patriotic voter wanting to Make America Great Again.

Comics: 5
Recent Appearance: Email Giveth and Email Taketh Away
First Appearance: The Inauguration of Donald Trump

Adolf Hitler

The barometer to which all modern acts of evils are judged against. Amateur painter.

Comics: 5
Recent Appearance: The Fascist and the Furious
First Appearance: Backpfeifengesicht

Allan Pinkerton

The most famous private eye in American history, so much that the term "private eye" was coined based on his logo.

Comics: 5
Recent Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part Five: Better Angels
First Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part One: Pinkertons Assemble

Mr Economy

A magical fairy that only the top 1% can see

Comics: 5
Recent Appearance: The Unknown Ideal
First Appearance: Mr. Economy

Tammany Tiger

Metaphor for political corruption. What are you going to do about it?

Comics: 4
Recent Appearance: Las Vegas
First Appearance: The Arbiter of Chaos

Grover Cleveland 2

Comics: 4
Recent Appearance: Labor Day
First Appearance: A Few Of My Favorite Things

Alexander Hamilton

Comics: 4
Recent Appearance: Dropping Hamiltons
First Appearance: Hamilton Electors

Columbia

The spirit of America

Comics: 4
Recent Appearance: GUNS!
First Appearance: The Patriot Sisters

Ku Kluxer

Not racist, just believes in a doctrine that people of color are inherently inferior to the master white race.

Comics: 4
Recent Appearance: The Fascist and the Furious
First Appearance: Klanbusters

Betsy Ross

Comics: 4
Recent Appearance: Protest Tips With Betsy Ross
First Appearance: Betsy Ross Graphic Design

Kate Warne

The United States' first female detective after barging into Allan Pinkerton's office and asking "well... why not hire me?"

Comics: 4
Recent Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part Five: Better Angels
First Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part One: Pinkertons Assemble

King George III

Comics: 4
Recent Appearance: Before
First Appearance: Signing of the Declaration of Independence

Eagle

Obverse of the Great Seal of the United States

Comics: 3
Recent Appearance: Number Envy
First Appearance: October Surprise

Print Media

Comics: 3
Recent Appearance: Breaking News (Into Pieces)
First Appearance: Freedom of the Pressed

Harry Davies

A spy playing a Southern gentlemen for Pinkerton National Detective Agency.

Comics: 3
Recent Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part Five: Better Angels
First Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part One: Pinkertons Assemble

Ward Hill Lamon

Abraham Lincoln's self-appointed body guard for almost the entire time in office. Never has enough knives and guns.

Comics: 3
Recent Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part Five: Better Angels
First Appearance: The Baltimore Plot – Part Two: Linking Up With Lincoln

John Hancock

Comics: 3
Recent Appearance: Before
First Appearance: Signing of the Declaration of Independence

Abigail Adams

Comics: 3
Recent Appearance: Unconditional Love
First Appearance: One Man Bland

Robert E Lee

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: Before
First Appearance: Robert E. Lee

John C Calhoun

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: Spooky Halloween Costume Ideas
First Appearance: Calhoun

George Washingtron

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: Myths and Men
First Appearance: George Washingtron

Amerigo Vespucci

Our continent's eponym despite all reasonable logic.

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: America First
First Appearance: Make America Great Again

Chief Amalgam

At least different chiefs we combined together to make a nickel.

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: Trick or Treat Yourself
First Appearance: Make America Great Again

Robocall

Robocall subverts integrity in political elections to win your love.

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: Wrong Direction
First Appearance: Robocall Loves You

Christopher Columbus

A murderer that we sing about in upbeat nursery rhymes for children.

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: Columbus Day in America
First Appearance: Columbus Day

Freedom

The right to live outside the bounds of tyranny

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: Pedestals
First Appearance: The Patriot Sisters

Supreme Court

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: Protest Tips With Betsy Ross
First Appearance: La Scalia

Timothy Webster

A detective spy for Pinkerton National Detective Agency. Frequently works undercover as Hattie Lawton's husband.

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part Five: Better Angels
First Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part One: Pinkertons Assemble

Hattie Lawton

Hired as a spy by Kate Warne for Pinkerton's Woman Detective Department. Frequently works undercover as Timothy Webster's wife.

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part Five: Better Angels
First Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part One: Pinkertons Assemble

Cipriano Ferrandini

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part Five: Better Angels
First Appearance: The Baltimore Plot - Part Three: Chain Reactions

Eleanor Roosevelt

Longest serving First Lady and champion to all issues that are somehow still problems today.

Comics: 2
Recent Appearance: We Live To Tread On Kings
First Appearance: Eleanor

Francis Scott Key

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: Defence of Fort M'Henry

Crispus Attucks

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: Before

Bernie Sanders

Inspired an entire generation of Americans to believe in, and yet not actually vote for, socially progressive policy.

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: Rigged

Join or Die

A political cartoon originally drawn by Benjamin Franklin

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: Join, or DIE

RINO

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: RINO

Frances Folsom

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: The Wedding of Grover Cleveland and Frances Folsom

Sacagawea

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: By Any Means Necessary

Aaron Burr

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: Dropping Hamiltons

Michelle Obama

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: Happy Birther-Day, Obama

Louisa Adams

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: The Thirteen Stripes

Charles G Dawson

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: The Thirteen Stripes

Nellie Taft

Comics: 1
Only Appearance: The Thirteen Stripes