Garfield Deemed Offensive for the First Time in the History of Garfield

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It was accidental, of course: The strip that ran yesterday, on Veteran's Day, had a reference to a spider-death-commemorating day known as "National Stupid Day," and some people thought it was Jim Davis talking sideways. Davis quickly responded, saying the strip was written a year ago and scheduled for yesterday without his knowledge. Also: "Please accept my apologies for any offense today's Garfield may have created. It was unintentional and regrettable." In related news: Wow, this dude is still making new Garfields? [Reuters]