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Sean Hannity may have a new item to add to his list of instances of wasteful spending.

According to BuzzFeed, the Fox News pundit recently purchased the original acrylic version of right wing painter Jon McNaughton’s “One Nation Under Socialism” — a painting which depicts President Obama burning the Constitution.

(via mcnaughtonart.com)

It’s unknown exactly how much Hannity paid for the painting but McNaughton told BuzzFeed that his original works usually sell for around $300,000.

It’s also unknown how Hannity plans to reconcile the painting with his insistence that “you have to be respectful to the President.” One assumes, however, that it won’t stop Hannity from claiming that his employer, Fox News, is strictly “fair and balanced.”

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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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