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The latest dispute between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz — with The Donald’s allegation that Cruz stole the Iowa caucuses by spreading false rumors that Ben Carson was dropping out — was the talk of the night late shows.

Seth Meyers might have put it best, to explain how Trump went from a graceful concession speech and then to vitriol: Trump is going through the five stages of grief — but in reverse, starting with acceptance but then going immediately downhill.

Conan O’Brien said: “This is my favorite thing in politics — when people lie and cheat to get the evangelical Christian vote.”

And Trevor Noah looked at the absurdity of what Carson was actually doing: Going back to his home in Florida — to get new clothes.

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From left Reps. Paul Gosar, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, and Louis Gohmert

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and three other “Sedition Caucus” Republicans held a press conference Tuesday allegedly to decry the conditions at the D.C. jail, which is housing accused suspects awaiting trial for actions during the January 6 Capitol riot. But Greene and her three co-members used the event primarily to further false far-right claims about the insurrection, while wrongly claiming they are being “persecuted” by the government – a talking point Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly used.

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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.

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