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Monday, December 09, 2019

Late Night Roundup: Sympathy For…Ted Cruz!

Larry Wilmore looked at the recent controversial interview of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) by Mark Halperin, in which Halperin kept asking Cruz about his Cuban heritage. Larry felt nauseous at what he was seeing — that somebody managed to almost make him feel sorry for Ted Cruz.

The Daily Show highlighted President Obama’s complex and nuanced discussion of poverty during a forum at Georgetown University — and the predictable reactions from Fox News.

Seth Meyers gave a blistering take on Jeb Bush’s continuing trouble with the simple questions he’s gotten asked about the Iraq War.

James Corden delivered another performance piece, for this season of college graduations: “Commencement Speech for Non-Graduating Seniors.”

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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.

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