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Regardless of whether or not you agree with him politically, there is no denying that Ben Carson is truly a brilliant and skilled surgeon. But can he keep his cool under the pressure of treating one of America’s oldest and most beloved patients?

Watch as Carson makes his own contribution to a well-worn political tradition: presidential candidates participating in demeaning and immature activities, in order to appear more relatable to American voters.

Video via Independent Journal Review.

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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.

Political Spending At Trump Properties Plunges Sharply

Reprinted with permission from ProPublica

The number of federal political committees that have spent money in the first half of 2021 at Trump Organization properties has dropped dramatically from the same period two years ago, Federal Election Commission filings show. Those continuing to spend: a smaller circle of loyal supporters of former President Donald Trump and candidates jockeying for his favor in contested Republican primaries.

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