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Gary Johnson should just stop talking to the media  (and stop smoking dope, too).

In his latest foray on CNN with Frederika Whitfield, the Libertarian presidential nominee admitted that several days after his last “Aleppo moment,” when he couldn’t name a foreign leader he admired, he is still unable to answer that question. And when Whitfield sought Johnson’s opinion about the New York Times investigation that revealed how Donald Trump probably avoided taxes for 18 years, he stopped yammering about his own tax plans long enough to confess that he hadn’t read the story and didn’t know much about that situation, either.

It is hard to believe that this man once governed the state of New Mexico. It is hard to believe that he ran for president before, or that he plays any role in national politics at all. He seems to have taken up a a new calling as a Dadaist comedian. You have to watch this to believe it:

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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.

Stewart Rhodes

Ten of the eleven members of the white supremacist militia group Oath Keepers who have been charged with seditious conspiracy, including founder Elmer Stewart Rhodes, pleaded not guilty in a virtual hearing on Tuesday. The eleventh person charged was not present, and did not enter a plea.

The judge in this case is U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta, the same judge who earlier dealt with, and dismissed, claims that Trump has “absolute immunity.” Judge Mehta also forced Trump’s attorney’s to backtrack over claims that Trump had tried to calm down the situation on January 6, 2021.

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