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Scott Brown and the Massachusetts Republican Party are scared of Elizabeth Warren. And they want they rest of us to be scared, too:

Using jittery camera angles and lighting to create fear is nothing new in the annals of attack ads — and it’s no shock that the viral video of Warren speaking to the social contract in America is deeply disturbing to the Republican base. Whether it sways swing voters to think of her as “radical” and extreme is still unclear.

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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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