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Flynn? Russia? Presidential tweets? Political cartoonists around the globe weigh in

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He's with us. He's with us. Oh dear, he's gone! Vladimir Putin and President Trump react to the resignation of Michael Flynn as National Security adviser. 

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Marian Kamensky, Slovakia

The news these days reads like satire: National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigns over his pre-inauguration contact with the Russian ambassador. The New York Times reports that the Trump presidential campaign had frequent contact with Russian officials. And the President takes to Twitter.

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It may seem satirical, but it's not.

The people putting out intentional satire are cartoonists looking at the United States from abroad.

Here's a sampling of their recent work.

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Gary Clement, Canada

And here's latest Graun toon https://t.co/7o9QnIu7RP @AnnTelnaes

Happy #valentines Day! Today's #DonaldTrump cartoon in @TorontoStar pic.twitter.com/EvJAMRl6wI