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Jon Stewart declared victory last night on The Daily Show, when the Department of Veterans Affairs changed a regulation for veterans seeking health care outside of the system, the day after Jon had spotlighted this regulation. (Whether this was a coincidence of The Daily Show’s timing, and if the VA might’ve already been planning the rule change, was irrelevant — Jon is going to have a good time.)

Larry Wilmore celebrated “a gift from the Comedy Gods”: The presidential candidacy of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). And so he unveiled his new feature for the 2016 presidential race: “Blacklash 2016 — The Unblackening.”

Conan O’Brien also looked at the lighter side of the Cruz campaign — particularly Cruz’s oddball statement that he became a country music fan after 9/11.

Bill O’Reilly appeared with David Letterman, and defended himself vociferously against accusations that he might have exaggerated his journalistic experiences out in the field — and Bill also said that he thinks NBC News should bring back Brian Williams.

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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.

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