It's the Day's Day of Days! Because cryotherapy.
You know, leaving aside the utter staticness of this strip, the repetition of previous images, the casual racism and sexism--what really comes across is how much the bloom is off the rose. Muir is tired. One month in, and he is tired, in a way it took him years to reach with Dubya. He's still trying, but his new efforts at imagining a glorious victory are ridiculous, even by his standards.