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Trevor Noah realized that Donald Trump’s campaign style is in fact very presidential — he’s just like some of the more notorious presidents from back in Trevor’s home continent of Africa. Indeed, Trump’s many notorious quotations resemble exactly the likes of Idi Amin, Muammar Gaddafi, Robert Mugabe, and many more.

Stephen Colbert sat down with Secretary of State John Kerry, to talk about the Iran nuclear deal. Kerry also spoke about the relevance of his experience in Vietnam: “What I learned in Vietnam is pretty simple: It was a war in which too many of my friends — and died, I believe, under circumstances that might have been averted had different choices been made by people in positions of responsibility. And I vowed that if I was ever one of those people in a position of responsibility, I would do everything in my power to make sure that young men and women in America were never sent to war unless it was a last resort.”

Larry Wilmore highlighted the mounting tensions with Russia, in the Syrian conflict.

Seth Meyers looked at the latest talk of panic among Democrats about Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers — along with the admission by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) that the Benghazi special committee’s key accomplishment was to bring down those poll numbers.

“I don’t think you were supposed to give away that was your plan,” Seth said. “Haven’t you seen a James Bond movie — the minute you start talking about the plan, he gets away.”

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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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