Just came across this today for the first time. Wow. Doonesbury nailed it almost 20 years ago.
A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.
Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when the quick-thinking mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake and a hungry gruffalo . . .
The pessimist complains about the wind; The optimist expects it to change; The realist adjusts the sails — William A. Ward