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Presidential candidate and Ohio governor John Kasich is emerging as the GOP contender who tells the rest of the party what they don’t want to hear: All your plans are nuts.

“Now I can say that I could lower the personal rate down to 10 percent — the numbers won’t add up,” the disgruntled Republican candidate said during an appearance Thursday night on Fox News.

“Do you just want me to make campaign promises — put a chicken in every pot — or do you want me to come out with something that’s gonna be real, that’s gonna grow this economy, and that’s gonna help our kids?”

Spoiler warning for Kasich: Hannity and the rest all just want the easy campaign promises.

Video via Hannity/Fox News.

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Danziger Draws

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.

Cruel as this may sound, I'm having a hard time cringing at the internet trolls now going after noisy right-wingers who propagandized against the coronavirus vaccine and then succumbed to the deadly disease.

One was Nick Bledsoe, a car mechanic in Opelika, Alabama. Bledsoe achieved minor celebrity opposing public efforts to contain COVID-19. He petitioned against school mask mandates and turned refusal to get shots into a political statement, negatively linking them to President Joe Biden. Bledsoe died of COVID at age 41, leaving a wife and four children.

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