Lucy’s Tricking You, Charlie Brown

I think most of us hope that the tone of this April Fool’s Day will be a little more somber than most over these last few years.  We’re still trying to calibrate a sense of what is appropriate and inappropriate in Our Current Moment.  But this week’s classic Peanuts strip had Lucy back in the game of being mean to Charlie Brown in a way that reminds you of how desperately hopeful good old Chuck really is.  It’s a good reminder to be aware of those likely to fool you, to misuse your hope, to keep our gullibility in check.

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