H/T Tim BlairÂ Â Â Â Â Â
The Puff Ho screams “me too, me too:” Â Â Most provocatively, it compares the president to a rabid chimp. Either way, the incorporation of violence and (on a darker level) race into politics is bound to be controversial.”
Civil rights activist Al Sharpton called the cartoon “troubling at best given the historic racist attacks of African-Americans as being synonymous with monkeys.”Â
In fact, recent history reveals thatÂ US PresidentsÂ areÂ synonymous with monkeys. TheÂ Guardian‘s Steve Bell spent most of George W. Bush’s two termsÂ portaying him as an apeÂ â€“ which, incidentally, theÂ Post‘s cartoon doesn’t do to Obama.
UPDATE. This is rich. Britain’s leading monkeytoon journalÂ joins the complainers.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Al Sharpie rubs it…
Curiously, the left never had a problem with this:
So lets see the Obamessiah depicted like this. That might get the ball rolling… We definitely need some balance…