Comic Name: Sociological Distancing
Description: Foreign Bodies.
Mouseover: Yellow fever
Image Name: multiculturalism-and-disease-political-cartoon.png
Originally Published: 3/31/2020
What The Comic Is: In the first panel, stereotypical representations of different countries all link hands together in a grassy field underneath a rainbow, ending with the USA. In the second panel, it is shown that to the USA is about to link hands with stereotypes of China and Italy, who are both seek and meek looking with green spots across their faces. The green field turns to darkness and the rainbow to rain clouds, much to the USA’s shock.
What StoneToss Actually Thinks: We can never interact with other countries in order to stop diseases from transferring from them.
Why It’s Fucking Stupid: If you keep up with each post on this blog, you may remember how the last post (episode 92) featured a StoneToss comic concerning Asian-American reporter Andy Ngo. In the comic, Andy Ngo is drawn with pure white skin (no color, the way StoneToss depicts white people, in fact he is drawn as non-stereotypically as possible, something StoneToss must have needed to put actual effort into doing). This is because StoneToss is honoring Andy Ngo as “one of the good ones”. Good non-whitey, giving us a leg to stand on! In this comic, StoneToss is demonizing the Chinese, and thus he takes the mask off, depicting the Chinese person as stereotypically yellow. If StoneToss was trying to fool anyone into thinking he wasn’t a useless, shallow bigot, he fucked up. This is assuming StoneToss was trying, though, as it’s very likely he wasn’t.
The symbolism is pretty simple. Every country links hands, but here come the “Covid countries” (Italy was getting hit pretty hard by the virus around the time of this comic’s publishing; you can see StoneToss very cleverly uses a piece of pizza, the only thing he can think of that’s Italian, to represent the Italy character). It seems as if infectious diseases are just as fickle and ever-changing as Asian skin color to StoneToss, because one moment he’s bitching about Covid being a hoax or being “not so bad” when he wants to whine about MUH LIBTERIES but then the next moment he utilizes Covid as a tool to legitimize anti-globalism/sealed borders. Is it a fake disease doctors only use for online social media points, or is it a deadly virus we have to close the country forever more over? It’s whatever StoneToss wants it to be in any given moment, because he doesn’t actually stand for anything or believe in anything further than satiating whatever childish feeling he’s currently failing to work through like an adult.
“Yellow fever” is a (derogatory) slang term for an Asian fetish (kind of like the even more derogatory ‘jungle fever’ for Black fetish). It’s also a casual medical term for illnesses like Jaundice! In this case, StoneToss is making an overtly racist comparison to Covid19 and ‘yellow fever’, i.e., that it’s the yellow fever, as in from China. Remember all the stupid “China Virus” jokes that unfunny bigots were spewing? Yeah it’s basically just one of those, very funny.
But let’s talk about the real meat of this comic. It’s an anti-globalism comic, arguing that mixing with other people results in the spread of viruses. This is true, of all the things we share between people, contagious pathogens are unfortunately going to be one of them. That’s just how it do be. However, using this as a key reason why the USA should build a massive border wall around itself and never contact outside countries ever again is shortsighted stupidity (StoneToss’ favorite kind of stupidity!).’
StoneToss may or may not be aware of this, and therefore may or may not care, but viruses can evolve and spread within single countries, especially ones as large as biodiverse as the USA. In fact, data supports that limiting the movement of people actually helps viruses spread, because it inhibits people from moving away from densely populated areas where viruses spread the easiest. Sure, in some fantasy world that can never exist, the USA could theoretically magically close off its borders so that absolutely no one from the outside world could ever enter it. That would have probably prevented a disease that developed in another country from ever spreading into the USA- well, except for pesky travelers who could travel from the USA to China, contract the virus, and then bring it back. But we don’t live in such a utopia, so we have to face the facts that viruses spread.
StoneToss is more than happy to deride and mock people for things like wearing masks or quarantining/social distancing, precautions to stop the spread of Covid, but he sure does like to tout the ‘solution’ of closed borders and anti-globalism, which are essentially just far more extreme (and really stupid) versions of the aforementioned precautions. Forget all of the cheap Chinese-produced things StoneToss undoubtedly purchases every day of his life. Forget all of the inventions created by other countries. All of the progress made in medicine, technology and society. What is important is closing off the border and living a nice, isolated existence until the USA contracts its own pandemic and can’t travel out of its own country because of the 70-foot tall red white and blue deathmechas who patrol the borders for anyone trying to get in or out.
Ask StoneToss the hypothetical “what happens when the USA contracts its own deadly virus and it kills everyone in the USA and you can’t escape to another country because everyone else has enacted the same border control you wish the USA had?” and he’ll give you some bullshit canned response of “If that happens it’s just survival of the fittest! It’s how capitalism works!!, if it happens to the USA then that’s just how things go, life isn’t fair!“, when in reality if this situation ever did happen to StoneToss, he’d the the first one to claw his way out of the country while screaming and crying about how evil everyone is for not letting him escape. What I’m trying to say is, fuck StoneToss.
Comic Name: Foot in Mouth
Description: StoneToss links to a “purple square” variant of the same comic, where the bottom right corner is colored purple.
Mouseover: TOEing the line
Image Name: boot-lickers-political-cartoon.png
Originally Published: 4/2/2020
What The Comic Is: A political compass depicts four different sets of people, all licking the feet of their respective “rulers”, while all simultaneously accusing the others of boot licking.
What StoneToss Actually Thinks: All sides are the same because they all kowtow to someone.
Why It’s Fucking Stupid: StoneToss tried to make this an “all sides bad I’m so centrist I am very enlightened“, but see, this really doesn’t work. Because while the authoritarian Right is licking the boots of a Nazi, and the Libertarian Right licks the boots of a business tycoon, the Libertarian Left licks… a transgendered woman’s foot. Hell maybe it’s not even a trans person, StoneToss just nominally decided “hair leg = man lol”. It could just be a woman, but StoneToss thinks women are just as bad as trans people so does it matter either way?
Yes StoneToss, can’t we all just open our eyes?! Can’t we SEE that Nazis and tycoon capitalists are just as bad as trans people?!?!?! The Left is so bad with their ACCEPTANCE OF TRANS PEOPLE, just like the Right with their desire for fascism!! At the end of the day, we are all bootlickers because one side wants to kill brown people and let poor people die and the other side doesn’t want to do any of that. Truly, we all the same.
Fascism does not exist, or at least it can not operate as a government force, without actual bootlicking and submission to the powers in control. End game capitalism and cash monarchies can not exist without the complacency of those serving it. Trans people are just humans who want to fucking exist. Yes the far Left radicals with their kowtow worship of trans people, the way the TRANS AGENDA(tm) controls and influences everything they do, just like Nazis.
But of course, StoneToss doesn’t lick any boots. Such is the privilege of a man with the wherewithal to reject any and all groups of people (at least outwardly, because inwardly StoneToss is a raging fascist and will readily support any force that appears to be trying to install fascism in the government). StoneToss is so smart, unlike those total full mask off Nazi RPers and stupid Leftists who think Trans people, gay people, brown people and women should be allowed to exist.
StoneToss doesn’t lick any boots because he’s too busy licking shit. It takes one doozy-mamma of a shitlicker to think this comic isn’t completely fucking stupid, after all.