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Anyone but Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race, and Priti Patel is the UK’s bouncer

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

In today’s featured cartoon, Kal pokes fun at the Democratic presidential nominee race in the US. He depicts the party’s symbol, the donkey, showing resistance to the idea of Bernie Sanders as President Donald Trump’s opponent in the November elections.

Kevin Siers | The Charlotte Observer | Twitter

Siers also takes a swipe at the six candidates who took part in the Democratic primary debate held in Nevada earlier this week (top row) Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, (bottom row) Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Adam Zyglis | Buffalo News | Twitter

Adam Zyglis suggests that billionaire and media mogul Bloomberg’s candidacy is gaining traction because of the cash he’s putting into it.

Ben Jennings | I-Paper | @theipaper

Ben Jennings compares UK Home Secretary Priti Patel to a bouncer to a nightclub. Patel has come under fire after announcing the Boris Johnson government’s new immigration regulations for unskilled workers.

Peter Brookes | The Times | Twitter

Priti Patel also faces claims of ‘bullying’ officials in the Home Office, and Peter Brookes casts her as ‘Flashman’, a fictional character from the 19th century novel Tom Brown’s Schooldays, infamous for being a cruel bully to younger boys at school.

Carlos Latuff | Mondoweiss | Twitter

Carlos Latuff refers to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Donald Trump administration’s plans to give Israel sovereignty over large parts of the West Bank, which Trump had called “deal of the century”.

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