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Jimmy Kimmel celebrated “Back to the Future Day” — with a surprise visit from none other than the real Marty McFly and Doc Brown!

Thing is, Jimmy had to explain to them why there are no flying cars or peace in the Middle East — and they also talked about the threat of their great adversary “who became a a rich, evil and megalomaniacal casino owner and ruined the world.” But at least he was able to get in a selfie with these two cultural legends.

Jimmy also sat down with Bernie Sanders, who made his case for why he really would be electable:

Larry Wilmore looked at all the hype that CNN put into the run-up to Joe Biden’s announcement on Wednesday, and all their heated speculation of what he might say: “Why don’t you just wait five f@#$ing minutes?!”

Trevor Noah and Jessica Williams examined Paul Ryan’s demands of House Republicans, if they want him to become Speaker of the House:

And Conan O’Brien put forward another possible candidate for speaker: Andy Richter. “He’s a white male form the Midwest; he looks Christian; he’s comfortable behind a lectern; and he has a closet full of mildly ill-fitting suits.”

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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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