It’s always awkwardly interesting to watch the relationship between Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty play out. That’s one of the strengths of the strip’s broad cast: siblings, best friends, rivals, creative dogs and kite-niverous trees. Something in the tensions that all of these characters move through often sheds light on even some of the more awkward aspects of our own lives. Here’s a recent “classic” Peanuts strip that really exemplifies that. Poor Chuck. And poor Patty.
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