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Jeb Bush is now castigating Donald Trump’s obscene attack against Hillary Clinton — sort of — because, Jeb says, the real crime The Donald has committed is he’s made it easier for Hillary to keep playing the victim.

At a rally Monday night in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Trump said that Clinton got “schlonged” by Barack Obama in 2008. (Schlong is a vulgar Yiddish slang term for a penis.)

“She’s great at being the victim. You know, this will enhance her victimology status. This is what she loves doing,” Bush told reporters Tuesday in New Hampshire, video of which has been posted on Twitter by ABC News. “Trump is not gonna be president, because he says these things — it turns people off. I mean for crying out loud, we’re two days before Christmas — lighten up, man.”

“You said ‘playing the victim,'” a reporter asked. “Is saying someone was ‘schlonged’ not victimizing language? ‘

“I’m saying she will use this in a way that won’t be helpful to our cause,” Jeb answered. “I’m concurring with the question.”

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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.