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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Danziger: Not Gilded

Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.com.

Left-Wing Populist López Obrador Wins Presidency In Mexico

In a historic victory, leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador won an overwhelming mandate on Sunday night to serve as Mexico’s next president by promising to ameliorate poverty and clean up corruption. Embodied in his humble lifestyle and rejection of luxury, those vows toppled a political system infamous for enriching its leadership at the expense of the poor. His new party’s defeat of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) signaled the first left-wing government in the country’s history.

Known by his nickname AMLO, the 64 year-old former mayor of Mexico City beat opponents from two parties that have ruled for almost a century, as they conceded in the wake of election results.…

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#EndorseThis: Samantha Bee Has A New Job Offer For Trump’s ICE Henchmen

Bill Clinton was a proponent of border security. But the Comeback Kid could never have imagined the brutal way a future GOP commander-in-chief would direct the effort. Under President Trump, ICE has been responsible for separating parents and children at the border, brutalizing suspects, and deporting Americans whether they are guilty of crimes or not.

Samantha Bee has an idea. Instead of working for Trump, why don’t the members of ICE go to work for scummy New York lawyer Aaron Schlossberg, recently caught on camera denigrating Spanish speakers in the Big Apple?

Bee plays a clip of Ronald Reagan stating his support for amnesty, and laughs that even “big government” liberals like herself could get on board with cutting the members of ICE off the federal payroll.…

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