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Sunday, December 27, 2015

When You See How Cruz’s Children Were Depicted in WaPo Cartoon, You’ll Understand Why He’s Not Happy

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz slammed the Washington Post Tuesday for publishing a cartoon appearing to depict his children as monkeys.

Ann Telnaes, a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, argued that because the Texas senator had used his children as “political props” in a recent Christmas parody infomercial they were “fair game.”

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17 comments:

Anonymous said...

Well then he shouldn't have used them in his sarcastic commercial. They weren't depicting a family sitting I front of the fire reading holiday classics, he had his kids read "satire" focused against his opponents.
He brought this on entirely by his own actions.

Anonymous said...

I wonder what the response would have been if Obama's children were depicted in such a fashion when he was campaigning...

Anonymous said...

So we have trump and Hillary has the rest of the MSM. ill take trump

Anonymous said...

I want to see Obama kids in a similiar cartoon, watch the liberal hypocrites heads explode when that happens, I'm working on the cartoon now.

Anonymous said...

Most people don't really understand how powerful Ted Cruz is (Faith, knowledge and answering a calling). I hope the world will learn shortly...

Anonymous said...

"But when a politician uses his children as political props, as Ted Cruz recently did in his Christmas parody video in which his eldest daughter read (with her father’s dramatic flourish) a passage of an edited Christmas classic, then I figure they are fair game."

Obama's kids have been in his ads and on the campaign trail with him, I wonder if the cartoonist would be perfectly ok with portraying them in the same manner.
I think we all know how that would go down. Sharpton would be sharpening up his pitchfork, the R word overpowering the media talking heads, and there would be riots in the streets, burning and looting of homes and businesses, shutting down of public highways and malls.

Anonymous said...

it would have been a national crisis if this was done to obammies kids!

Anonymous said...

If that was a picture of Obama the publisher would be locked up in a Federal Pen.

Anonymous said...

M. Malkin Tweeted last night several instances of the Obama's using both their kids in political tool videos and images. Earlier this year one of obama's daughters tweeted out a selfie of herself wearing a tee shirt of a group who raps anti cop, anti woman and glorifies drugs and violence and gangs. The left went wild went people commented against her doing this.

During the Obamacare pitch period, and in several other cases.
Clinton used little girls in her too many boy presidents video. She used her grandchild in her just like your Abuela (one's grandmother in Spanish) ad.

Gotta hand it to Ted, he trolled them and they took the bait. Imagine him doing it as the nominee to get our messages across.

He's shrewd and leftists want to run against him, assuming he's a male M. Bachmann in their minds, but they are mistaken...

Anonymous said...

Hmmm. Let's see what would happen if a cartoon were drawn by a Conservative cartoonist depicting Obama as a monkey in a Santa suit being manipulated by say, George Soros.
All heck would break loose, and the roar for apologies would be deafening.

Anonymous said...

love it

Anonymous said...

"Ted Cruz has put his children in a political ad- don’t start screaming when editorial cartoonists draw them as well. — Ann Telnaes (@AnnTelnaes) December 22, 2015"


This is the reasoning the cartoonist tweeeted out. I am so sick of democrats. All they do is lie. They are horrid disgusting wastes of oxygen. This is so ridiculous it's beyond belief and so are you 10:33. FYI Einstein a.k.a 10:33 ALL politicians put their children in political ads.

Anonymous said...

Hispanic hatred from lefties.

Anonymous said...

WAPO has been chastised by the left and the right on this one. Without a doubt, they were way out of line. 10:33 you're wrong as well.

Anonymous said...

The media should leave the kids alone on both sides. The reason they jump when a conservative does this is because they cannot come up with anything better. Conservatives are better than the media on all levels. Including to so called conservative leaning networks. Conservatives lead with strength and liberals lead with weakness. Just the way it is folks. Ted Cruz is smarter than all these media fools.

Anonymous said...

4:33 hit on it. She knows just like all liberals do that Ted Cruz is absolutely correct so they can't say anything about the message so they pick on the kids. They want the dopey democrat voters focus away from the message so this is the trick they pull. Unfortunately all the democrat voters are so dumbed down and so void of any and all morals, honesty and decency they fall for it.

Anonymous said...

Spoken like a true liberal.