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No. 4801: Garfield Plus the Macdonald Triad

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Garfield Plus the Macdonald Triad

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=4801

Strip by: John Murtha

{Garfield slaps Jon}
Jon: Ow!
Jon: Why do you abuse me?
Garfield: Really?
Text: Garfield's Believe it, or Don't!
Text: The Macdonald triad is a set of three factors, the presence of any two of which are considered to be predictive of, or associated with, violent tendencies
Text: The triad links cruelty to animals
{Garfield pulls Odie's tongue}
{SLUCK}
Text: Obsession with fire-setting,
{Garfield walks past Jon with a torch}
Text: And persistent bedwetting past a certain age,
{Garfield smiles beside a puddle}
Text: To violent behaviors, particularly homicidal behavior
{Garfield is on top of a screaming and bound prisoner}
{Garfield slaps Jon}
Garfield: Dumb***
Text: Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macdonald_triad

The author writes:

The validity of the Macdonald triad is disputed, making this a true believe it or don't.

Original strips: 1979-08-11, 1982-09-21, 1984-08-19, 1986-01-20, 1990-12-04, 1996-01-23, 2007-03-24, 2016-09-27.