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Jimmy Kimmel worked to explain politics to a group of young children, and he asked them whether they thought a woman could be president. And then he was joined by a special guest: Hillary Clinton.

Jimmy also asked Hillary whether she could win an election — against Bill.

Trevor Noah told his audience about his emergency appendectomy this week — and the odd experience of having to wait and fill out forms while he was doubled over in excruciating pain: “You know, a lot of people asked me, ‘Hey Trevor, what’s it gonna be like commenting on America if you’re not from America?’ And I was like, ‘Well, I’m gonna have to experience America.’ And what better way than enjoying America’s health care system for myself.”

Larry Wilmore spotlighted Ben Carson’s new rap-themed radio ad — and it’s really, really, awful. “But come on Ben Carson, is it so hard to get the black vote? You’re the black candidate! You’re in danger of losing it now!”

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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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