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The conservative backlash against Harriet Tubman’s new spot on the twenty has been amazing to watch. For starters, the right seems to fundamentally misunderstand how frequently throughout history our currency has changed in small and large ways (all the time). Instead of seeing Tubman for who she is (the first of many black women throughout American history who ought to have their actions officially acknowledged in this way), the right has gone bonkers implying this is the start of some cultural insurrection.

Against whom? Andrew Jackson? Good riddance.

This argument sounds less like a legitimate debate about the future of currency and more like a great national panic attack over change.

Samantha Bee knows more about change than most people on TV: she’s the only woman on late night TV. And last night, she broke down why protesting the Tubman twenty is such a useless waste of time.

Photo: Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

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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, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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