Honestly, it was not lazily constructed. First, there's Trudeau's historical insightfulness. Also, the source image needed to be re-inked and matching 1974 halftone patterns to modern Photoshop brushes proved to be a trial + error process. That said, Sunday's strip really does capture a torn & frayed sense of relief. Happy, but drained.
In poetry, prose, and pressers, words have regained meaning again. If for no other reason, I offer this simple interjection: whew.
Addendum: having mentioned...