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Impeaching the president is a very solemn and historic matter,of course. But dark humor is never far below the surface when discussing DonaldTrump, and the impeachment announced by House Democrats on Tuesday morning isno exception – as Stephen Colbert reminds us.

The Late Show host’s annotation of the announcement is masterful (as is his mild trolling of the committee chairman who showed up late to this historic event). Colbert and his bandleader Jon Batiste even have a catchy holiday jingle to remind you what this scandal is all about.

Just click and laugh.

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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.

President Joe Biden

I’ve been bemused by what I’ve called the Cult of the Presidency since long before it became my job to write about it. To an awful lot of people, the President of the United States is held personally responsible for things he can’t do a blessed thing about, from the price of Cocoa Puffs to the mutation of viruses. And too rarely given credit for things he’s done right.

Given the onset of climate change, it won’t be long before we’re blaming the White House for the weather.

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