Washington Post pulls cartoon depicting Ted Cruz’s children as monkeys



The Washington Post stirred up a hornet’s nest on Tuesday, when it published an editorial cartoon by Post cartoonist Ann Telnaes depicting Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s daughters as monkey-like animals, accusing Cruz of using his children as campaign props.


The paper published the cartoon after Cruz’s campaign released an ad called “Ted Cruz’s Christmas classics” that shows Cruz reading politically-themed Christmas stories to his two young daughters


“Ted Cruz has put his children in a political ad- don’t start screaming when editorial cartoonists draw them as well,” Telanes tweeted on Tuesday with a link to the video. Read more…

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