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Another Antifa Terrorist


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Last Sunday, Donald Trump tweeted, “The United States of America will be designating ANTIFA as a Terrorist Organization.”

Trump’s tweet is more catnip for his base than policy. In fact, it’s not a policy because there is no real Antifa.

Conservatives love to say “antifa.” They don’t know what it means but they love it. They group all left-wing protesters in with Antifa and blame liberals for them. Antifa is a loose movement, not an organization. The people who usually describe themselves as Antifa often side with liberal ideals, like cops killing unarmed black men is wrong, but they engage in more hostile actions. While liberals want to elect better politicians and make policy changes, Antifa believes change only comes through anarchy and destruction. They break stuff and burn shit down. They want to see the world burn, much in the same way Donald Trump does. They are more anarchist than liberal. No liberal would EVER burn down a Starbucks. That would be like Geraldo Rivera burning down a Hooters.

I walked at least 30 blocks with protesters Monday night. I encountered them again through the walk back to my hotel. Everyone I talked and listened to was talking about change with policy. They talked about police reform. When they talked about rioting, it was, “Don’t do it.”

I did encounter looters. I saw a few people throw water bottles but honestly, I think they came from the windows above us and were aimed at the protesters. The looters I ran into were few. The protesters were in the thousands. I saw fewer than ten looters. In fact, maybe I saw five. I know there was more looting and vandalism in the city than five people, but they are still a minority among protesters. The people marching, even the ones saying hostile things to police and back and forth chants like, “NYPD/Suck My Dick,” are not Antifa in the way Donald Trump and Republicans like to describe them. None of them talked about hurting anyone. But they are antifascist.

As I said, Republicans love to use antifa as a boogeyman. Donald Trump seeks to use antifa to further the divide and fear in this nation. Donald Trump runs on fear. His idiot son and namesake, Donald Trump Jr. shared a screenshot on Instagram of a tweet from an antifa organization calling for violence. But, because he’s a racist idiot like his father, he was unaware there are no antifa organizations and what he shared was a fake account from…wait for it…a white nationalist group. Did Donald Trump Jr. later clarify, issue a correction, and apologize? What do you think? I bet the 2.8 million followers of his on Instragram, at least the ones who aren’t bots, still believe it was a real tweet from Antifa.

Antifa is anti-fascist. That’s why Donald Trump doesn’t like them and his designation of them as a terrorist organization is complete bullshit. You can’t designate an organization as a terrorist group if there’s no organization. He may as well label the flying monkeys from the Wizard of Oz as a terrorist organization. Basically, it’ll be a Trump tweet designation but no official government designation. But it’ll still go over well with his hateful base, especially with the racists, and they’ll believe it’s an official government declaration.

Donald Trump is supported by racists and Donald Trump supports them back. They may be the only group he’s truly loyal to. While he’s pandering to the religious right with a photo-op in front of a church he doesn’t attend with a Bible he’s never read, he believes in the racist agenda. He defends tiki-torch Nazis, makes racist comments, retweets racist organizations, and quotes distinguished racists from history. David Duke rejoiced and said it was the best thing for his racist cause when Donald Trump claimed there were “good people” marching with Nazis.

Attacking Antifa is a great way for Donald Trump to distract for white nationalists. Right-wing extremists, white nationalists, and neo-Nazis are responsible for the majority of terrorist attacks in this country. No conservative talks about that. And, unlike Antifa, they’re organized. They have leaders. Their little groups have names, chapters,uniforms, and people are designated with ranks. Donald Trump doesn’t tweet against white nationalists. You’ll never see a Trump tweet against Proud Boys. Instead, he hires white nationalists to create immigration policy in the White House.

Donald Trump is a racist and a white nationalist. Donald Trump is the biggest supporter of America’s most dangerous terrorists. He won’t even criticize them in a tweet.

Donald Trump is a fascist. While he’s screaming about violent anti-fascist, he’s tear-gassing and flash bombing peaceful protesters for a photo-op while curfews are going up and people are being arrested for going outside at night. This is fascism.

I refuse to lie down and allow the fascists to have this country. While I don’t believe in or encourage violence I am anti-fascist and I will continue to oppose the right-wing, militant, nationalistic, xenophobic, racist policies of Donald Trump.

I am Antifa. Come get me.

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Trump Is A Gas Gas Gas


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Do you know what Jesus didn’t’ do? Jesus did not do photo-ops.

A lot of politicians do shameless self-promoting photo-ops and grandstanding with religion, churches, and the Bible. But at least those politicians go to church and have at least read parts of the Bible. Hell, even I’ve read a lot of the Bible (I can’t claim I’ve read the entire thing). But Donald Trump, read the Bible? Why would Donald Trump do that when there aren’t any pictures of Donald Trump in the Bible? Donald Trump hasn’t even read his own book.

Donald Trump screamed over a week ago how he was demanding governors to open all their churches or he’d force them to open. When Sunday came, guess who was not in church but on a golf course?

Last weekend, while Donald Trump was tweeting about the “most vicious dogs” and “most ominous” weapons, he was hiding in the White House basement because there were scary black people outside. Last night, I walked with scary black people, and scary white people, scary Latinos, scary Asians, scary LGBTQ, and I gotta say, for a bunch of ANTIFA terrorists, nicest scary people I’ve ever met in my life. Donald Trump is a coward.

Donald Trump spent the week before mocking Joe Biden for staying home and being in his basement. So it was very funny that Trump himself had to hide in his. Reportedly, he didn’t like the impression that presented. So yesterday, a whole bunch of military trucks rolled into the White House grounds as though it was about to be invaded and Donald Trump gave a speech in the Rose Garden about being tough. How he was going to use an 1807 law, that was created to prevent Southern government officials from blocking polling stations from black Americans, to send in the military to fight protesters. Donald Trump said he will “solve” their problem. Donald Trump creates problems. He doesn’t solve them. And those National Guard troops are going to have their hands full with tear-gassing protesters and opening churches.

During his short Rose Garden address, he said he was an “ally of all peaceful protesters.” And then he gassed the peaceful protesters. Do you know who else gassed people? Hitler.

The peaceful protesters outside the White House in Lafayette Square were hit with flash-bang explosions and doused with tear gas by police and the National Guard. You could hear the booms during Trump’s little speech. And since he is a coward, it’s a good thing he wears adult diapers. The protesters were hit before the city’s 7:00 PM curfew. They were being peaceful.

Donald Trump then weebled over to St. John’s, often referred to as the “church of the presidents” because every president since James Madison has attended. The church basement was set on fire the night before. Donald Trump wanted a photo-op with the church and a bible.

Donald Trump gassed a crowd of peaceful protesters for a fucking photo-op. If you still support this racist, vile, disgusting orange shitgibbon, get off my planet.

One reporter asked Donald Trump if the bible he was holding belonged to him. Trump only said, “It’s a Bible.” He knew it was a Bible because someone else told him it was. Also, he knew because he can’t understand anything in it.

The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington said church officials were not told of the plan and expressed outrage at the White House’s use of riot-control tactics on a generally peaceful crowd to clear a path for the president.

The bishop, Mariann E. Budde, said, “He did not pray. He did not mention George Floyd, he did not mention the agony of people who have been subjected to this kind of horrific expression of racism and white supremacy for hundreds of years. We need a president who can unify and heal. He has done the opposite of that, and we are left to pick up the pieces.”

She also said, “The Bible is not an American document. It’s not an expression of our country. It’s an expression of the human struggle to serve and love and know God.”

The Trump 2020 Campaign said it wasn’t a staged photo-op shortly before releasing a slow-motion video, despite him already being in slow motion, of Donald Trump strolling to the church to the music of Rage Against the Machine (I can’t wait to hear what Tom Morello has to say about that). They really do not get it. What are they going to play next, “Anarchy in the UK?” “What’s Going On?” “Sunday Bloody Sunday?” “Fortunate Son?” “You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Party?” “Say It Loud, I’m Black And I’m Proud?”

Donald Trump only cares about Donald Trump. He was worried about looking like a coward. He is a coward. He’s a product of reality TV and the last thing involved with reality TV is reality. Just like reality TV not being reality, President (sic) Donald Trump is not a president. Donald Trump is an abject failure of a president and human being.

Donald Trump will tear this country apart for a moment of reality TV. Donald Trump has set the nation on fire and he’s happily watching it burn.

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NYC Protest


Note: I already posted all these pictures on Faceook so my apologies if you’ve already seen them.

I am in New York City, in case you didn’t already know that. Early this evening, around 7:30 P.M. (I remember making a note in my head that it was an hour after Trump’s stupid Rose Garden press statement), I went out to get something to eat and maybe find a protest. Never got anything to eat. One block from my hotel, I ran into this.

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This was on 6th Avenue near Rockefeller Center.

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The crowd seemed to be in the thousands. At this stage, the police were behind them.

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This was one of the first photos I took. This young man screamed after he passed me asking if I videotaped him. I said it was just a picture and he seemed cool with it. After that, I asked nearly everyone for permission before I took their pictures. Nobody said no. There were hundreds of people taking photos and filming. I was asked multiple times if I was a cop.

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Up to this point, it was all pretty lovely. Every person I met was friendly. Other than being asked if I was a cop (I was probably the oldest person participating), everyone was nice to me. Two young black ladies thanked me for marching with them. One of them fist-bumped my elbow.

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I had a nice conversation with this young man, who asked me if I was a cop. He told me his name which I’m not going to publish. Soon after this, the march turned and went down a different street which it kept doing to frustrate the police. Then it got dark. Then it got scary.

 

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The police formed a line trying to direct the crowd where they wanted them to go. The crowd wasn’t pleased with it. This black female officer kept her poise as marchers shouted at her for her “betrayal.”

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This guy did NOT seem to like me. Before, the police were marching  behind the crowd or on the sidewalks next to them. Then, the batons and shields came out and the crowd hadn’t done anything to provoke other than chant and scream at cops.

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There were jamming the crowd up here, making it tighter. At one point, a large number of protesters turned around and ran. That was the first time I was afraid. I couldn’t see what was happening but others told me the police freaked them out briefly. They stopped running and went back to marching. Around this time, I heard some loud booms (versus quiet booms). I thought maybe it was Cloverfield and I was way too far from the Brooklyn Bridge. Wait. That didn’t work out in the movie.

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That helicopter followed us all the way. At this point, and after walking for 30 blocks, I decided I had enough photos and experience from the event that I could go back to my hotel and find food along the way. It was time to goodbye to the marchers. Or so I thought. And, I never found food.

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I walked for a while enjoying the cool weather, watching where the helicopter was hovering, smelling marijuana throughout my journey, and all seemed peaceful. Then I ran into this. The Yankees store had been looted. Before I took the pic, there were caps and jerseys all over the ground. When I showed up, three young men were leaving from inside the store and dropped merchandise. The people who were walking along with me picked them all up. One young lady was directing her boyfriend which jerseys to get. He got a T-Shirt with some player’s name on it and she said, “No, not that guy.” Picky looters.

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I didn’t see any more damage for two or three more blocks. All I saw were hangers from the Yankees store. Then I got to Best Buy and the looters were still inside. I was not going to take their pictures because I didn’t want to get beat up. As one young man rushed inside, after all the other looters had exited, his friends started screaming for him to get out because the NYPD was on the scene. Then, there was a stampede and I ran inside a doorway so I wouldn’t get trampled. That was the scariest part of the night. I went another block and they directed me and a few others to go down a side street. Even as we were about 20 feet away, the police were still screaming at us. I was slightly afraid here.

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This is on the corner of 6th and 51st, half a block from my hotel. The cops wouldn’t let me go down to my hotel. The next intersection was blocked too. I thought maybe I could explain to the cops that I only wanted to get back to my room before the 11:00 PM curfew. It was 10:30 at this point…and no go. All I got were more screaming cops. And that was a lot of cops.

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This is right next to my hotel. It didn’t look like anyone had gotten in. I’m really hoping the sandwich place on the other side of my hotel wasn’t hit.

And here’s a little video taken in front of the looted Best Buy. That was a lot of cops.

 

I finally got back to my hotel with nothing to eat except cheese balls. Leave it to me to come to New York City during a pandemic, riots, and when you can’t find anything to eat in Manhatten after 10:00 P.M.

Perhaps the best gift I got for my birthday is that I didn’t die.

On another note: Earlier in the day near Times Square, I saw three guys opening a manhole and going down. I told them to watch out for C.H.U.D.s. They looked at me like I was crazy and they had never heard of C.H.U.D.s before. How do you go down into the sewers of New York City without having heard of C.H.U.D.s?

 

 

 

Shoot The Fact-Checkers


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I don’t have a lot to say here so I’ll talk about something else. Why not? My cartoon post today has four comments on Facebook. My bagel photo has nearly 80. I am in New York City.
As my son asked, “Why?” Except, he sounded kinda upset over it. Why would I come to ground zero for the coronavirus in the United States?
I only told four people I was coming to town. My friends Gordon, Mike, Alexandra, and my son. I didn’t want to have to explain it over and over again before I got here. But, I’ve been explaining it ever since. It’s not a big deal.
First, it’s my birthday. Thank you. I wanted to do something a little different. My plan is to see a few things and experience New York City food. Granted, most things are shut down for another week so it’s not like I can take in a play on Broadway or have a sandwich at Katz, but I can get a sandwich to go. So far, I had a real NYC bagel with lox and the Kung Pao chicken I had last night was the spiciest I’ve ever encountered.
But the biggest reason I’m here is that I wanted to see something instead of just writing about it. I wanted to see Times Square as a dead zone. From some of the photos I’ve posted online, you can see by usual standards, NYC is a ghost town. Then, I got the added bonus of riots and protests. There’s graffiti on nearly every building near my hotel (which is by 30 Rock and Radio City Music Hall). I was going to go out last night, not to partake in some anarchy (as Bradley Nowell sang), but to witness, like the time I went to a Trump rally. Ew. But I only ventured out for a minute because I was tired and my feet were killing me. I’m getting old.
As it turned out, I didn’t need to come to NYC to see a protest…or even leave Fredericksburg…or my apartment.  A protest started in the burg shortly after I left. They were nearby and I could have seen it from my window. Yes, I’m sure the protest wasn’t about my cartoons.
Speaking of seeing things from your window, I passed Trump Tower and there’s NO WAY he could have seen people leaping to their deaths from the World Trade Center on 9/11. See? The trip is already paying off. Research.
Another reason I’m here now is that it’s really cheap. I feel what I’m spending is an investment that will pay off through my work. I would rather take a working vacation that pays off with research than travel to sit on a beach and forget work (though I do like beaches). I haven’t taken a real day off in years.
I don’t intend to draw or write about me going to New York City (other than now). I expect this experience to seep into my work and be a reference for years to come.
And if you’re worried about me, don’t be. Everyone I’ve met has been really nice. Granted, I haven’t walked into a protest but ya’ know, that prospect doesn’t scare me at all. Cops scare me more though, to be honest, they’ve been nice too. I’ve had NYPD walk up to me just to say hello. Weird.  Though they were all female cops so maybe they just liked what they saw. That makes sense.
In regards to the pandemic, the city opens in a week. There are people out and nobody is hassling them. Stores won’t allow anyone in without a mask which is something I wish I saw in Virginia. People seem to be practicing social distancing well which is why the numbers of coronavirus cases are going down. And, the more you wear a mask, the less it bothers you. You’ll forget you’re wearing it and to remove it before biting into an ice cream cone bought from a street vendor. At least, I hope other people do that.
Go ahead and tell me what you think I should do while I’m here. I already have a list in my head and I’m probably not going to accomplish it all. But if you’re in the city and see me, say hi.
I’m the guy with the big chocolate ice cream stain on his mask.
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Space Balls


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You may want to sit down for this as it will come as quite a shock. Donald Trump is taking full credit for Saturday’s NASA and SpaceX launch of astronauts from U.S. soil. Actually, the only shock here is he’s not taking credit for the U.S. landing a man on the moon in 1969…yet.

After the launch at Kennedy Space Center, Trump launched into some bullshit speechifying. He said, “There was grass growing through the cracks of your concrete runways — not a pretty sight, not a pretty sight at all.” He is literally blaming previous presidents for not cutting the grass.

He continued. “With this launch, the decades of lost years and little action are officially over. Past leaders put the United States at the mercy of foreign nations to send our astronauts into orbit — not anymore. Today we once again proudly launch American astronauts on American rockets — the best in the world — from right here on American soil.”

There was no way in hell Mike Pence was going to miss out on the opportunity for some heavy ass-kissing and gaslighting. The nation’s poster boy for teacher’s pet said, “Today is the culmination of three and a half years of renewed leadership in space.” Every time these sycophants talk about Trump and praise him, the word “leadership” is used. Maybe that word gets such heavy use because leadership from this administration is a void deeper than space.

Unfortunately, Pence continued and said the launch was “a tribute to the vision and leadership of a president who, from the very first days of this administration, was determined to revive NASA and American leadership in human space exploration.” Fuck. “Leadership” again. Pence even got it in the same sentence twice. He probably snores the word waking up Karen sleeping in the other room.

Just like with the economy, stock market, and jobs, Donald Trump takes credit for stuff that started long before his orange ass started making stains in the White House.

If you’re a Trump supporter, you’re gonna wanna sit down for this. This launch isn’t from any vision Donald Trump had because we sent astronauts into space, not Nazis with hamberders. This is the culmination of years of work that began from efforts in the George W. Bush administration and carried through by the Barack Obama administration.

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said, “This is a program that demonstrates the success when you have continuity of purpose going from one administration to the next.” The dude must not have received the sycophant-leadership memo. I’m sure Pence has a spare copy somewhere he can loan him.

In 2006, the Bush administration started a program to get commercial companies to begin delivering cargo to the International Space Station. The idea was to save taxpayer money and give incentives to private companies to develop spacecraft. That’s vision. In 2012, the first shipment from a private company, SpaceX, was delivered to the International Space Station. It took six years. But I guess Trump is so awesome with leadership that it would only take three.

The program to send human beings back into space from U.S. soil was started in 2010 under President Obama. In case you’re a Republican, that was ten years ago. These were not “lost years of little action.”

Literally, SpaceX and NASA have been working together on both these projects for well over a decade yet somehow, we should only thank Donald Trump who came into office in 2017.

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy said, “We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” Donald Trump doesn’t do hard. His solution to the coronavirus is to ignore it, lie about it, and hope it just “disappears.” His response to riots in over 100 American cities is to try to create more riots, criticize Joe Biden for being in his basement, then as protesters approach the White House, to hide in the basement. Seriously. He hid in the White House basement while tweeting about “vicious dogs” and “ominous weapons.”

President Kennedy was a leader with a vision. He challenged the nation to put a man on the moon in 1962. The nation achieved that goal in 1969 under the presidency of Richard Nixon. Landing a man on the moon would not have happened in 1969 if we waited for Nixon. Trust me. We wouldn’t have put two men into space from U.S. soil last Saturday if we had waited for Donald Trump.

The accomplishments that have Donald Trump’s name on them are the coronavirus pandemic, the over 100,000 dead, the 40 million lost jobs, and race riots in over 100 cities. That’s Donald Trump’s legacy. Instead of standing like a centaur with a ducktail watching a rocket launch, he should go out on the White House balcony and see the shitshow he’s created. It’s in his yard and he’d have a great view.

For me, this isn’t just that I don’t want Donald Trump to take credit where it’s not deserved. It’s much serious and scarier than that. This is fascist propaganda. This kind of gaslighting and ignoring the past is what one would expect from North Korea, not an American president.

Honestly, I’m surprised Donald Trump hasn’t taken credit for the Death Star.

Creative note: I’m in New York City. I got this idea yesterday while walking past Trump Tower.

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But, all and any help is greatly appreciated and it helps keep me going. Think of me like a street performing busking out tunes on a corner (I won’t play “Wonderwall.” I promise). If you like the tune, or in this case, toon, throw a buck into the tip jar. It’ll help me play another song, draw another toon, write another blog, make another video, and post another snarky post on social media. It’ll help keep me alive. You can also order a signed print for $40. And if you don’t like the PayPal option, you can snail mail it to my P.O. Box. 

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New Book: Tales From the Trumpster Fire

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Roughing It, Volume 47


This batch of roughs was drawn while the world was merely going to shit before all the serious racist shit hit.

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This rough became this week’s cartoon for the CNN Opinion newsletter.

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See?

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I liked this idea and it became a real cartoon.

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It changed up a bit.

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This was drawn after his comments about reopening churches. It’s way too familiar to a cartoon I drew very recently. I think I sketched this out just to warm up.

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Did I read something about Covid test monkeys escaping? That’s just fantastic. Maybe they’ll make a beeline to the White House where last night, it was MAGA night.

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This was after Trump said Virginia was threatening the Second Amendment and wouldn’t be able to protect its potatoes. I’ve been living in Virginia for over two decades and I never knew we were a major potato state.

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This almost became a real cartoon. Potatoes. My Mr. Potato Head is so disappointed but he did model for this.

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Bleah. Not “bleach.” Bleah as in, sucky idea.

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That is true. Someone did call him “fat.”

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She’s right, you know.

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One editor was afraid nobody would be familiar with Flintstones vitamins. I’m afraid that might be true which breaks my heart.

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I keep playing with the Zoom ideas yet I haven’t drawn a cartoon with it.

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Get it? Because Andrew Jackson was a racist president…Donald Trump is a racist president?. This is my favorite from this batch of ideas that did not turn into official cartoons. It’s subtle, right? Donald Trump is a racist.

Which ideas are your faves?

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MAGA Night


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Tonight and every night that’s featured protests turning into riots have been another opportunity for Donald Trump to fail as a president.

As the nation burns from riots in every major city, Donald Trump is tweeting partisan attacks at Democratic mayors, quoting racists from history with, “When the looting starts, the shooting starts, and tweeting about “vicious dogs” and “Ominous weapons.”

It’s appropriate that Donald Trump said tonight will be “MAGA night.” MAGA night is the night the nation is on fire.

I heard from a MAGAt tonight on Twitter who said he was getting popcorn to watch “libtards” burn down their cities. Like Trump, he loves being divisive. Like Trump, he doesn’t get that the cities are in his country.

It’s nearly midnight and Donald Trump has yet to call for calm or offer anything assuring. He’s failed to be a leader. But he’s succeeded at being a racist and divider. He’s succeeded at only caring about Donald Trump.

These riots aren’t just a reflection of this nation’s racism. It’s a reflection of Donald Trump because America’s racism gave us Donald Trump.

The nation is burning. While some liberals may be enjoying the show of resistance against authority, MAGAts are enjoying it more because MAGAts don’t love their country.

Donald Trump said, “MAGA loves the black people,” as though “MAGA” is a noun now. “MAGA” is an acronym just like “KKK.” Neither of those “loves the black people.”

This is part of Donald Trump’s legacy. He’s too stupid to realize that…just like he’s too stupid to hide his racism.

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You can purchase a signed print of this cartoon.

New Book: Tales From the Trumpster Fire

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