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Jon Stewart almost quit The Daily Show early, walking dramatically off the set in a fit — until he got the news to confirm that Donald Trump really did file his paperwork to run for president. And what’s more, The Donald is ready to insult just about every other candidate — and every other country — until he gets what he wants.

Larry Wilmore looked at Don Lemon’s recent appearance on CNN with a large sign of a certain racial epithet: “Wow — you went literal race-card, Don.”

Larry and his team also staged a reenactment of what it must have been like for the intern who had to go to a local copying store to get that sign made.

Conan O’Brien weighed in on the downfall of the Confederate flag, from state capitols to sales by major retailers: “So now Amazon no longer has to use the phrase, ‘You may also like — slavery.'”

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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, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

Kathy Barnette

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Kathy Barnette, a Trumpist conspiracy-peddling Republican candidate in the Pennsylvania Senate race who has been rising through the ranks, speeding even past big-spending rivals, is facing waves of criticism and public backlash for her past anti-Muslim tweets.

On Sunday, in an interview with Fox News Sunday host Shannon Bream, after bobbing and weaving on questions probing her military service, Barnette tried to downplay the gravity of Islamophobic tweets that she had penned.

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