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Yes, America is now fully enmeshed in “Stupid Watergate II” — and John Oliver is on the case. In the latest episode of Last Week Tonight, Oliver explains the wincing stupidity of Trump’s Ukraine gambit against the Bidens, from the presidential confession on the White House driveway to the humiliating Twitter rebuke by Nickelback. And those incriminating ambassadorial texts get the special Oliver treatment, of course.

How could it get worse? Maybe Trump will confess another crime. Oliver has an idea about that too.

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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.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, center, speaks with Speaker Nancy Pelosi behind him.

Photo by Kevin McCarthy (Public domain)

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

With the Delta variant of the COVID-19 coronavirus surging in the United States — especially in red states with large numbers of unvaccinated Americans — Capitol physician Brian Monahan is reinstituting a mask mandate for the U.S. House of Representatives. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is honoring that mandate, but House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, pandering to the GOP's MAGA base, is opposed. And when Speaker Nancy Pelosi was asked about McCarthy's opposition, she had some scathing words for the California congressman.

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