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National Memo editor-in-chief Joe Conason reported today that yet another witness is coming out of the woodwork and saying that Mitt Romney had an illegal, youthful habit of impersonating police officers. But he’s not the only man who enjoys himself in uniform.

Basketball Player Olden Polynice Flashed A Badge During A Traffic Dispute

In 2000, the seven-foot tall center for the Utah Jazz was arrested for flashing an honorary badge he received from the Los Angeles Police Department during a traffic dispute, where he followed a couple back to their house in West Valley, Utah. He claimed that he flashed the badge while identifying himself as a member of the Utah Jazz.

The Idaho Bar “Iron Horse” Was Plagued By A Fake Cop Who Tried To Take A Woman Home

The local news report also gave good advice on how to spot a fraud.

This Guy Tried To Get Out Of A Speeding Ticket By Waving Around A Gold Shield

It didn’t work.

A Man in Rochester Used Fake Jargon To Rob Someone At 1:30 In The Morning

The victim was approached by a man — never found by the real police — who yelled, “police, get on the ground!” and then shouted into a radio, “I have the 215 suspect.” He then ran off with a wad of cash.

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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.

Dr. Anthony Fauci

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet

Medical experts have been fearing that a new COVID-19 variant would emerge that is even more infectious than the Delta variant, and a new mutation that has emerged in South Africa has some doctors expressing concerns. One of them is 80-year-old expert immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s top White House medical adviser. Fauci discussed this new South African variant, which is called B.1.1.529, during a Friday, November 26 appearance on CNN’s New Day.

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