After reading about Scott Adams’ racist outburst this weekend, I looked for his comic strip, Dilbert, in the morning Wheeling Intelligencer. There was no Dilbert. The comic strip is no longer on the comic page of the Wheeling Intelligencer or any other Ogden newspapers. The chain, like hundreds of newspapers nationwide, no longer carries Scott Adams’ comic strip:
And while it would be nice to give credit to Ogden, I’m not sure the chain deserves it.* With some research, I found that Adams' syndicator dropped him Sunday:
I think that the original newspaper response to Adams was appropriate. However, I’ll give the last word to Adams:
And if you’re interested, here is the interview that got Adams in trouble:
(Warning – it’s nearly two hours long.)
*I think that there is a good chance, in the near future, that one of Ogden's syndicated columnists will come to Adams' defense.