That phrase begat the ideas for these 4th of July-centric WolfieToons!
I wasn't sure if I communicated the alleged gag here very well:
There have been oceans full of Uncle Sam 'toons, but how many in which he is appropriately dressed for the summer weather?
Strike up the band... leader.
Here's the first version of that cartoon-- I got this far in inking it before deciding it could be better.
Whether it really was is debatable. Sometimes I overwork t hings!
Happy Independence Day! The Artificially Orange-Flavored Petulant Pretender and the damage he encourages won't last forever, nor the tide of fear and actual instances of injustice he rode in on. Take heart!