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Irish Parliament’s bad press, Boris Johnson’s safe hands and Trump’s trident

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, Dave Brown takes a dig at the latest NHS figures that show that there has been a decline in General Practitioner services during British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s tenure.

Adam Zyglis | The Buffalo News

Adam Zyglis indicates that there has been an addition in house rules this Thanksgiving in the US, one that doesn’t involve any fact checking.

Carlos Latuff | Mint Press News

Speaking of Thanksgiving, Latuff illustrates a Yemeni’s wish to rather be a turkey, alluding to the US’s role in the civil war in Yemen. The US has backed the Saudi bombing in the war-torn country.

Harry Burton | The Herald

Burton takes a jibe at the €808,000 worth giant printer, which was bought by the Irish Parliament and became a source of ‘bad press’ (quite literally so).

Henny Beaumont | Twitter

Beaumont pokes fun at Prince Andrew’s infamous interview where he did a poor job of defending his relationship with late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

Kevin Siers | The Charlotte Observer

Siers jokes about US President Donald Trump’s habit of pardoning war criminals. Trump pardoned Clint Lorance, a former Army officer serving a 19-year sentence for murdering two civilians, and Major Mathew Golsteyn, accused of killing an unarmed Afghan.

Maarten Wolterink | Twitter

Wolterink weighs in on the United States extending help to protesters in Hong Kong.

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