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Screenshot of White House domestic policy official Brooke Rollins from The Late Show

The Late Show now features a series called "Tuning Out The News" – short animations that combine cartoon "news" characters and real live human beings, addressing the issues of our day. Or simply lampooning any convenient knuckleheads.

In this very brief but hilarious 'toon, the whimsical conceit is that the abject butt-kissing by Trump's servile staff might induce a horse to sing. If you've ever watched that kind of pathetic spectacle -- reproduced on Tuesday by the White House Domestic Policy Council -- this clip will look familiar. (Don't miss Brooke Rollins, who runs domestic policy, sucking up to "arguably the most successful businessman in our country's history.") And it will make you whinny with laughter.

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This article was produced by Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute.

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