Ted Cruz comes swinging back at Hillary and lands a major blow.
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz fired back at The Washington Post with a political cartoon of his own portraying the paper as one of Hillary Clinton’s “lapdogs,” after the Post ran a cartoon depicting his daughters as monkeys.
The newspaper pulled that Cruz cartoon Tuesday from its website, saying “it’s generally the policy of our editorial section to leave children out of it.”
But the incident touched off a firestorm, as Cruz lambasted the paper for mocking his children and other candidates leapt to his defense.
On Wednesday afternoon, the Texas senator escalated his criticism by tweeting his own sketch — of Clinton walking two “lapdogs,” named The Washington Post and The New York Times.
Seems like a better idea for a cartoon: Hillary and her lapdogs. pic.twitter.com/dou9c7fS4U
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) December 23, 2015
Speaking to reporters in Tulsa, the senator said he generally has thick skin but was irritated after seeing the Post cartoon.
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