WaPo Depicts Cruz’ Kids As Monkeys…What If A Conservative Site Did That To Obama’s Kids?

Can you imagine the outrage and endless news coverage if a conservative cartoonist was to do this to Obama’s kids?

Washington Post editors bowed to public outrage and issued a retraction after political cartoonist Ann Telnaes published a disgusting attack on Ted Cruz, depicting his young daughters as trained monkeys.


She wrote that despite an “unspoken rule” making a politician’s children off-limits, “when a politician uses his children as political props, as Ted Cruz did in his Christmas parody video,” she added, “then I figure they are fair game.” (Bizpac Review)

Here was Ted Cruz’s reaction:

Even Marco Rubio defended his rival:

Here was the cartoonists original Tweet, followed by reactions to it:

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