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Ever since he dropped out of the Republican primary race last March, everybody has missed Dr. Ben Carson, the outspoken, very right-wing, and frankly weird neurosurgeon with the inspirational life story. He is now a surrogate for Donald Trump, the man who accused him of all kinds of grave offenses when they were political rivals. And today on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, the surgical whiz offered yet another clue that he may actually have removed his own brain.

Defending Trump isn’t easy these days, and Carson displays much spirit in the attempt. But a question from British correspondent Katty Kay badly irritated him — and the courtly physician’s outrageously rude responses (it happened more than once) are funnier than any of the jokes he attempted.

 

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Rep. Jim Jordan

Reprinted with permission from Daily Kos

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio really wasn't interested in answering questions about the conversation he had with Donald Trump on January 6. When Fox News' Bret Baier first asked Tuesday whether he had spoken to Trump that day, Jordan's mouth started firing off like a Gatling gun.

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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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