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Danziger

Danziger: Heels Up

September 4, 2017
Republican U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump waits to come into the spin room with his wife Melania after the Republican U.S. presidential candidates debate sponsored by ABC News at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire February 6, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Melania Trump Is Still Not As Popular As Michelle Obama

Melania Trump is far more popular than her husband, but she isn’t the fairest, ahem, most well-liked, modern first lady of them all. Less than a month after the wife of President Donald Trump finally moved into the White House to join her spouse, the first lady’s approval ratings have climbed by 14 points to 51 percent, a Fox News poll published Friday found.

July 8, 2017
Danziger

Danziger: When The Moment Is Right

In a certain male pharmaceutical television ad, a man and a woman sitting in two bathtubs hold hands — a scene that somehow reminded Danziger of Donald Trump’s thwarted attempt to hold wife Melania’s hand in Israel.

May 26, 2017
Colbert Trolls

#EndorseThis: Colbert Trolls Trump Speech Lauding ‘Women’s Empowerment’

In his opening monologue, Stephen Colbert got to the essence of the problems created by House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes with his bizarre stooging for the White House. “A lot of Democrats are demanding that Nunes step down because…he sucks.” Colbert quickly moved on to other news, such as the president’s announcement that he […]

March 31, 2017
Melania Trump, wife of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk

People Want Melania Trump To Be Forced to Leave NYC

The Trump press team announced late last year that Trump’s wife and son had no plans to move to the White House, remaining in New York City “to keep disruption to a minimum.” The Times report found that the NYPD spends $50 million a year to “to protect the first lady and her son” in their Midtown apartment.

March 29, 2017
Republican U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump waits to come into the spin room with his wife Melania after the Republican U.S. presidential candidates debate sponsored by ABC News at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire February 6, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

If Melania Trump Isn’t In Business, Why Are Her Companies Still Active?

Beyond the 564 companies listed in then-candidate Donald Trump’s May 2016 financial disclosure were seven companies associated with his wife. All but one of her companies had been listed in the disclosure as active, and five of the seven were still active as of Feb. 21, 2017. Ethics experts say as long as the companies remain active, there is a possibility for profiting.

February 23, 2017
Trump's new best friend, Julian Assange

Danziger: A Real Assange

It is inconceivable that the leader of the free world and commander in chief of the United States would welcome Julian Assange — unless that leader is the bizarre Donald Trump, who invites the WIkileaker into his bedchamber.

January 5, 2017
GOP, Right-Wing, Trump 2016

12 Moments Of Right-Wing Horror And Absurdity In 2016

It’s a little hard to celebrate the end of 2016, a truly awful year, when in 20 days, a petty, vindictive man with the maturity and impulse control of a five-year-old and the ossified views of a dinosaur will be president.

January 1, 2017
Trump "thank you" tour

15 Things Trump Apparently Does—And Does Not—Have Time For

Donald Trump has plenty of time to meet with Kanye West, tweet about SNL, go on a victory tour, and produce the “Celebrity Apprentice.” He does not have time to attend intelligence briefings, release his taxes, or hold press conferences.

December 16, 2016
Ivanka Trump, White House

Will Ivanka Trump Have An Office In The White House?

According to CNN, the president-elect’s transition team are planning an “office for the First Family” in the East Wing of the presidential estate, where First Lady Michelle Obama currently works.

December 16, 2016
Cartoon: Melania Trump comforts her husband, wailing over Clinton's popular vote lead

Cartoon: What About Those Two Million More Votes For Clinton?

Jeff Danziger’s award-winning drawings, syndicated by the Washington Post Writers Group, 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. […]

November 29, 2016
Trump and Melania descend a crumbling escalator to reality

Cartoon: The Escalator

Donald and Melania descend a crumbling escalator to a new and grim reality.

November 16, 2016
Melania Trump lets the dogs out of the White House

Cartoon: Melania Lets The Dogs Out

Melania Trump lets the White House dogs — Gingrich, Bannon, and Giuliani — run free.

November 15, 2016
Trump, Taxes, Ethics

Donald Trump Pushes Melania Back Onto Campaign Stage

Trump indicated that time is now. “She is actually going to make two or three speeches,” he interjected, drawing an “Oh!” from his wife.

October 27, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

5 Right-Wing Outrages This Week

Here are some of the low points of the week from Donald Trump and the rest of the country’s right flank. Attacking Michelle Obama, now that’s low.

October 23, 2016
Michelle Obama speaks out against Trump's comments

And Then Michelle Obama Showed Up

Michelle Obama is the face and the voice of the new political spouse. She’s using all of her power to help other women lay claim to their own, and she is going to help elect the first woman to be president of the United States.

October 21, 2016
Stephen Colbert interviews "Melania Trump"

#EndorseThis: Stephen Colbert’s Candid Interview With ‘Melania Trump’

Unlike Melania’s recent encounter with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, the would-be First Lady offered up several hilarious moments of candor concerning her husband Donald, his sexual misconduct, and the evil “Beelly Boosh.”

October 19, 2016
Cartoon: Melania Is Mad

Cartoon: Melania Is Mad

October 19, 2016
Melania Trump sits down with CNN television host Anderson Cooper

Melania Trump Calls Taped Comments By Donald Trump ‘Boy Talk’

Melania Trump rose to her husband’s defense, describing lewd comments as “boy talk” and claiming Trump was “egged on” by Billy Bush.

October 17, 2016
Donald Trump at NH rally

Republican Lawyers And Officials Denounce Trump’s Allegations Of Voter Fraud

Republican lawyers say it’s impossible for the presidential election to be “rigged” against Donald Trump, despite such allegations by Trump in recent days.

October 17, 2016

Cartoon: Melania

October 15, 2016

#EndorseThis: Melania Trump Gives An Original Statement On Colbert’s Late Show

At least one version of Melania Trump wants to make good on her husband’s campaign’s embarrassing mistake: Actress Laura Benanti, who gave a stunning rendition of an “original statement” in response to the scandal.

July 20, 2016

Cartoon: Melania Speaks!

We hold these truths to be self evident.

July 19, 2016

#EndorseThis: Trump Campaign Defends Melania’s Speech

Today at a Bloomberg Politics breakfast, RNC chair Reince Priebus said that he would “probably” sack the speechwriter responsible.

July 19, 2016
Melania Trump, wife of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk

Plagiarism?! Melania’s Speech ‘Similar’ To Michelle Obama’s From 2008

Before Monday’s speech, Melania, a Slovenian-born jewelry designer and former model, told NBC’s Matt Lauer: “I wrote it… with as little help as possible.” A spokesman for the Trump campaign called the speech a success, but suggested her… “writers “may have mistakenly injected some borrowed language.

July 19, 2016