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The reliably nasty crew at Fox News Channel — following in the tradition of their revered master, former Fox boss Roger Ailes — are simply unable to suppress their bigotry. To them, any suggestion that they should respect the rights and dignity of minorities or women smacks of despicable “political correctness.”

So on The O’Reilly Factor, whose host has always loudly espoused the same repulsive outlook as Ailes, who is now a top adviser to Donald Trump, it is still possible in 2016 to send a witless correspondent downtown to mock residents of New York’s Chinatown with old-fashioned racist stereotypes. The segment he produced somehow slithers beneath the very low bar of decency set by Ailes and Rupert Murdoch (whose former wife happens to be Chinese). No matter how many times you watch O’Reilly’s imbecilic minion Jesse Watters, you still won’t believe what he did.

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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.

Reps. Matt Gaetz, left, and Marjorie Taylor Greene on their "America First" tour.

Photo from Rep. Matt Gaetz's verified Twitter

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

At a time when Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida is facing a federal sex trafficking investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia has jumped to his defense and joined forces with him for a fundraising tour. The far-right MAGA Republicans are both aggressive fundraisers, repeatedly stressing their unwavering devotion to former President Donald Trump. But according to Daily Beast reporter Roger Sollenberger, the Gaetz/Greene tour has "spent four times as much as" it has raised.

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