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Ted Cruz Slams Washington Post for Depicting His Daughters as Monkeys in Cartoon

Playing Ted Cruz Slams Washington Post for Depicting His Daughters as Monkeys in Cartoon

The Washington Post has pulled a political cartoon that depicted Senator Ted Cruz as Santa with an organ grinder and his two young daughters as dancing monkeys.

Cruz lashed out on Twitter:

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The cartoonist, Ann Telnaes, said she included seven-year-old Caroline Cruz and four-year-old Catherine in the cartoon after they were featured in their dad's Christmas campaign ad. The Washington Post cartoonist tweeted:

But the newspaper pulled the cartoon off its website, saying its policy is "to leave children out of it."

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Cruz's Republican opponents jumped to his defense after the cartoon emerged.

Cruz later thanked Rubio on Twitter:


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