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Daryl Cagle: America Lands a Triple Putz with Donald Trump

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(Daryl Cagle illustration / caglecartoons.com)

With all the talk of “landing the triple lutz” at the Olympics, it occurred to me that President Donald Trump is a “triple putz”.

I thought “putz” was Yiddish slang for “penis” with the meaning of “jerk” but according to the Google dictionary:

putz
ˌpəts,ˌpo͝ots/
NORTH AMERICAN informal
noun

1. a stupid or worthless person.
verb

2. engage in inconsequential or unproductive activity.
“too much putzing around up there would ruin them”

That definition is not quite what I meant. I told our Cagle cartoonists that we weren’t going to accept penis gags any more. That was quite a difficult edict to enforce — I’m even violating it with this triple putz.

Putzes win, I guess.

— Editorial cartoonist Daryl Cagle lives in Montecito and runs the CagleCartoons.com news syndicate, distributing editorial cartoons to more than 850 news sites and newspapers around the world, including Noozhawk. Contact him at [email protected], follow his blog at www.darylcagle.com and follow him on Twitter: @dcagle. Click here for previous cartoons. The opinions expressed are his own.

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