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Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign announcement was the talk of the late night comedy shows.

Jon Stewart and Jessica Williams examined how the right wing is dredging up all their most dire predictions about utter chaos and destruction if Hillary Clinton is elected — or anyone else who is “demographically symbolic,” as the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre put it.

Larry Wilmore compared the entire presidential field to Game of Thrones.

David Letterman inserted one of his own staffers into Hillary’s campaign announcement video, with some deadpan results.

Conan O’Brien also looked at Hillary Clinton’s campaign — and he got in some jokes at the expense of the other new candidate in the race, Marco Rubio.

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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.

Photo by Steve Rhodes is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Reprinted with permission from Media Matters

CNN media reporter Oliver Darcy has unearthed a memo distributed at Fox News from Kevin Lord, the company's head of human resources, announcing that while more than 90 percent of its full-time employees claim to have been vaccinated for COVID-19, the company was now set to institute daily testing for everyone else. (Four weeks ago, all Fox employees were required to upload their vaccination status into a human resources database.)

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