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Watch Nancy Pelosi scare the hoo-ha out of Colbert when she flatly predicts a Democratic victory next Tuesday and “a great night for America.” Blanching at the “hex” laid on the midterm outcome by the minority leader, Stephen crosses himself, then offers to “sacrifice a goat” if necessary.

Pelosi is unfazed. A political veteran with “a very thick skin,” as she says, the former and perhaps future Speaker calmly lays out the stakes of this election, no less than defense of the Constitution itself. Still she laughs at Trump, she laughs at herself, and she explains quite cogently why the Republicans demonize her — namely, that she is a highly effective legislator who beats them at their own games, and raises a ton of money to support Democrats against the GOP machine.

Oh yeah, she’s proud of being “a San Francisco liberal.” If you’ve never understood why this pioneering politician is still at the top after all these years, this clip is instructive.

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Madison Cawthorn

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The Republican party seems to be having trouble trying to be the Christian Taliban and hating on LGBT people when they’ve got Rep. Madison Cawthorn in their ranks. His presence is making it so much harder for them to suppress their inner self-loathing--homosexuality and moral hypocrisy.

We all know politicians secretly love illicit drugs as much as taking bribes or paying off strippers they knocked up, so you have to give Cawthorn some credit for being honest. However, any creditability as a human he might have goes out the window when you consider his hatred and policies toward the LGBT community while, hypocritically enough, he engages in homosexual acts himself.

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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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