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The scandal involving former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) has now got someone else talking: Former congressman Barney Frank (D-MA), one of the great rhetorical pugilists from the impeachment saga of the late 1990s, when Hastert became Speaker in the first place.

Click above to watch Frank comment on scandals, sex, consent, hypocrisy — and the kinds of people who make Bill Clinton look like “almost a virgin.” Then share this video!

Video via HuffPost Live.

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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.

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I’ve been bemused by what I’ve called the Cult of the Presidency since long before it became my job to write about it. To an awful lot of people, the President of the United States is held personally responsible for things he can’t do a blessed thing about, from the price of Cocoa Puffs to the mutation of viruses. And too rarely given credit for things he’s done right.

Given the onset of climate change, it won’t be long before we’re blaming the White House for the weather.

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