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Danziger: Raise A Glass To Freedom

Jeff Danziger’s award-winning drawings are published by more than 600 newspapers and websites. He has been a cartoonist for the Rutland Herald, the New York Daily News and the Christian Science Monitor; his work has appeared in newspapers from the Wall Street Journal to Le Monde and Izvestia. Represented by the Washington Post Writers Group, he is a […]

June 10, 2017
Trump met with spy chiefs about Russian hackers

Investigate The Hackers — And Ignore Trump’s Chaff

There can be no doubt that the series of electronic thefts of information from Democrats, released with the obvious purpose of damaging Clinton’s campaign, represented major crimes. The serious nature of those offenses is aggravated by their purpose, striking at the heart of the republic.

January 6, 2017
Trump adviser admits he is playing us on Russian hacking

#EndorseThis: Trump Adviser Admits He Is “Playing Us” On Russian Hacking

As Trump adviser and former CIA director James Woolsey describes his avoidance tactics in this droll CNN interview, we can expect the president-elect to keep “weaving around and attracting everybody’s attention” on Russian hacking.

January 4, 2017
Now He Tells Us - Truth Trump Comes Out

#EndorseThis: Now He Tells Us, Revealing ‘Truth Trump’

When Donald Trump turns into Truth Trump at a Wisconsin rally: “You’ve been hearing me say it’s a rigged system. But now I don’t say that any more, because I won. Now, I don’t care. I don’t care!”

December 15, 2016
Trump's Wall Street fealty signaled by hiring three top officials from Goldman Sachs

Wall Street Won Bigly By Running Against Wall Street

Wall Street loves Trump — as you can tell by the extended orgasm the stock market has been enjoying since he won. From his massive tax breaks for the rich to Republican plans to privatize everything from Medicare to roads to schools, the bankers won bigly.

December 12, 2016
Cartoon: Russian bear with paw in US ballot box

Cartoon: Bear Paw In Ballot Box

A belligerent Russian bear with one paw in U.S. ballot box (and a bottle in the other).

December 11, 2016
John McCain disputed Trump on Russian hacking of US presidential election

Despite Trump, McCain Vows To Probe Russian Election Hacking

“Recent reports of Russian interference in our election should alarm every American,” said Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham in a public statement. “This cannot become a partisan issue. The stakes are too high for our country.”

December 11, 2016
Cartoon: Russians React to Putin hacking of US election

Cartoon: Russians React

Oppressed Russian citizens react to news that the CIA believes Putin interfered in America’s presidential election to help Donald Trump.

December 11, 2016
Samantha Bee disproves the GOP myth of voter fraud

#EndorseThis: Samantha Bee Exposes Big Lie Of Voter Fraud

Offering an overview of the Republican “voter fraud” myth, Samantha Bee includes a great 1970s clip of the late far-right guru Paul Weyrich, explaining exactly why Republicans always want fewer Americans to participate in elections. And she highlights current video of Reince Priebus, soon to be White House chief of staff, refining his capacity to lie on camera.

December 6, 2016
Green Party's Jill Stein drops Pennsylvania presidential recount pettion

Green Party’s Stein Drops Pennsylvania Recount Petition

Stein plans to announce “the next step” in the presidential recount effort on Monday during a previously scheduled news conference at Trump Tower in New York City.

December 3, 2016
Conan O'Brien's exclusive tapes of Trump-Obama phone calls

#EndorseThis: Exclusive Leaked Audio Of Obama-Trump Phone Conversations

What kind of phone conversations would occur between Obama and Trump, these two very different public figures? Until this moment we could only imagine.

November 30, 2016
Trevor Noah reviews Obama's Oval Office meeting with Trump

#EndorseThis: Trevor Noah Goes Behind That Oval Office Meeting

The Daily Show host found it impossible not to imagine what Trump and Obama were really thinking.

November 11, 2016
Seth Meyers on the night after Election Day

#EndorseThis: Seth Meyers Has A Plan To Prevent President Trump

Meyers offers hope, simply because Trump has “held every position on every issue.” And he even has a last-ditch plan for the president-elect to avert a disastrous presidency.

November 10, 2016
Demonstration at Trump Tower, whose owner lost popular vote

In Trump Victory, A Fresh Blow To Electoral College

Trump’s victory, despite having lost the popular vote, will no doubt intensify the debate over the fairness of the Electoral College system – and efforts to eliminate it.

November 9, 2016
Gary Johnson

Did Libertarian And Green Voters Help To Elect Trump?

In several swing states – including Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin – votes cast for Gary Johnson exceeded the gap between Clinton and Trump.

November 9, 2016

What Do We Tell The Children About Their Country Now?

For the moment, I assured the children that Donald Trump, in his victory speech, promised to unite the country and be fair to everyone — to be nicer, in the vernacular of elementary school.

November 9, 2016
Markets plunge in recoil from Trump

Stock Futures, U.S. Dollar, Oil Prices Plunge As Markets Recoil From Trump

“Markets are reacting as though the four horsemen of the apocalypse just rode out of Trump Tower,” said Sean Callow, a foreign exchange analyst in Sydney.

November 9, 2016
Many waited in line, polls closed first in Indiana and Kentuck

First Polls Close In Eastern Time Zones, More Will Close Shortly

Polls in the Eastern time zones of Indiana and Kentucky were the first to close, with vital battleground states such as Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio scheduled to close soon after.

November 8, 2016
Women suffragette I voted stickers

On This Election Day, Americans Gathering At Suffragette Gravesites

Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx erected a board next to Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s gravestone where people could place “I voted” stickers.

November 8, 2016
Why is the elephant knitting?

Cartoon: Knitting For 2020?

November 4, 2016
Protestavote, the new medication for the depressed and Berned-out young voter

#EndorseThis: Still Depressed and Berned Out? Try Funny Or Die’s New Medication

Carrying the satire of medical advertising and millennial angst to an inevitable conclusion, this upbeat message warns starkly of the potential side effects of a “protest vote.”

November 3, 2016
Louis C.K. explains to Conan O'Brien why he is all in for Hillary and thinks Trump is for suckers

#EndorseThis: Louis C.K. Tells America Why We Need Hillary, Mother To The Nation

His reasoning and explanation are classic Louis, which means painfully candid, profane, and funny. He tells Conan the most important qualification that Trump lacks, too.

November 2, 2016
FBI director James Comey, who ended the Marc Rich investigation in 2002

Without Explanation, FBI Abruptly Releases Old Documents About Clinton Pardons

The mysterious Internet document dump immediately stoked fresh consternation about FBI director James Comey’s clumsy intervention in the presidential race.

November 2, 2016