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Is Trump draining the Potomac swamp — or stocking it  with “a whole bunch of new critters”?

Checking in on the president’s often-repeated campaign promise to reform the business of government — by banning lobbyists, enforcing ethics, and stemming the influence of big money — Seth Meyers finds that the capital is just as dank and dismal as ever. If anything it’s actually a bit worse, because the Trump administration actively helps its appointees to conceal their violations of ethics rules.

But why fret about the details? If feels so good to scream “Drain the Swamp!” And the Trumpsters still chant on cue as if they believe it’s happening.

 

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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.

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