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There are hands, bands, and brands in both rock & roll and comedy. Stephen Colbert has become a brand. Like a TV show putting out quirky extras for YouTube fans only, the Late Show team has been tearing it up with unique social media.

In today’s video, Backbone’s digital crew begins with Anderson Cooper introducing a viral video of VP Mike Pence copying President Trump’s every move, right down to a random flooring of water bottles. Soon the wiseguys take the audience somewhere you know we wanna go…under the table.

There’s plenty o’ doodling going on between the bare feet of the ’16 GOP ticket, and Melania turns out to be more well-armed than she appears. But it’s the final moments in which a secret is revealed. The Vice President and 45 might just have a more, ahem, intimate relationship than Trump and the First Lady.

Press go for groping.

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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.

Ralph Reed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In a Colorado church early this summer, one of that state’s Republican representatives, House member Lauren Boebert, spoke, as she always does, with definitive conviction: “The church is supposed to direct the government. The government is not supposed to direct the church. … I’m tired of this separation of church and state junk that’s not in the Constitution.”

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