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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.

Just click.



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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.

Gov. Brian Kemp

In victories that forcefully rejected former President Donald Trump, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp won the Republican nomination and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger had a double-digit lead and was hovering above the threshold that would trigger a GOP primary runoff.

Kemp, who resoundingly defeated former Sen. David Perdue, will face a rematch with Democrat Stacey Abrams, who he defeated by nearly 55,000 votes in 2018 in a race where Abrams did not concede and accused Kemp, then secretary of state, of abusing his office’s authority to suppress voter turnout across Georgia’s communities of color.

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