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The late night shows were buzzing with the latest news of Jeb Bush struggling to answer Donald Trump’s stunning accusation — that his brother George W. Bush was president on 9/11, and didn’t keep the country safe.

Trevor Noah had to grapple with the ramifications here: “Okay, I’m sorry to say this: Strictly within the confines of that sentence, Donald Trump is — Donald Trump is — he’s not wrong. He’s not wrong. Which is worrying, because if he’s not wrong about this, then what other things is Trump not wrong about?!”

Larry Wilmore took Jeb on: “Now Jeb, I get it, that’s your brother, you’re trying to downplay the blame that he should get because he was in charge during 9/11 — even though there was intelligence saying Osama bin Laden was determined to strike, we should not hold him responsible for that tragedy. I understand — just like you shouldn’t be held responsible for the tragedy of him becoming president because of that shady recount @#$% that went down in your state of Florida when you were in charge.”

Conan O’Brien talked about Jeb Bush’s latest effort to get some traction with voters: “Jeb Bush’s campaign has a contest now, where someone will be flown to Houston to meet him, his dad, and his brother — no word on what the winner gets.”

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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.

Rep. Jason Smith

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Reprinted with permission from American Independent

Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO) wants to make sure kids are taught to be patriotic in their schools. His new bill would strip federal funding from any school that does not force them to memorize his selected historical texts.

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