I have no idea who Mister Optimist is, but let this be a lesson to us all. Just because two middle-aged people embrace at the hospital is no reason to be happy for them. Although they may look like they've got it made with their fancy clothes, expensive haircuts, and passionate kissing, what Mister Optimist clearly doesn't realize is that the Johnsons are still saddled with tens of thousands of dollars worth of consumer debt; their emotional states fluctuate from one extreme ("I can't go on like this") to the other ("I love you so much!"); and Mr. Johnson insists on wearing his sombrero in the house. No, you just can't judge a book by its cover.
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