Ted Cruz Upset Over Political Cartoon Featuring His Daughters

The Washington Post depicted his young daughters, Catherine and Caroline, as trained monkeys.
2:51 | 12/24/15

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A new controversy shaking up the race for 2016. Senator Ted Cruz firing back tonight after this controversial Washington Post cartoon. Taking aim at his two young daughters tonight for Hussein his kids and all kids are off limits. But as ABC's chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl tells us now cruises during the controversy and a cash. In her SNL style parity. Produced by his campaign senator Ted Cruz reads conservative Christmas stories with his family collect your young daughters Katherine and Caroline join in. The whole family will enjoy reading stories like the rich who launched her emails. Are kids. Like he had prompted the Washington Post to run that political cartoon depicting cruises daughters as trained to monkeys. Not much to its meal. But making fun of my girls that'll do it it's not complicated don't make fun of a five year old girls. Agree crews it is GOP challengers agree on this wants this is off limits and Ted Cruz was actually right to be outraged Donald Trump called the cartoon bad Marco Rubio called it disgusting. Cartoonist was on apologetic tweeting. Ted Cruz has put his children and a political lad. Don't start screaming when the editorial cartoonists draw them as well. Yankees owner pit. Long before the Christmas at the cruise campaign posted extensive video of the kids for future campaign ads our crews. And kids are often featured in campaigns for example this Obama campaign video from 2012. Which prompted no such political cartoon. The post eventually took the cruise cartoon down the editorial page editor explaining post policy is usually to leave the children out of it. Acknowledging they should've done that this time. Cruz is now using the cartoon to raise money. I'm sick and he writes his supporters. This shows you exactly how desperate the liberal media is to attack and destroy me and my family cruises also offered up his own political cartoon. Featuring what he calls Hillary Clinton and her lap dogs the Washington Post and New York Times. And Jon Karl joins us now John there's news tonight about Donald Trump he made what many consider to be a crude comment about Hillary Clinton. Clinton telling devoid registered at trump has a boat. Penchant for sexism but now trump is responding and tweeting. That's right and this may not surprise you Tom but he is not backing down in a tweet directed directly yet Hillary need tweets. Hillary when you complain about a penchant for sexism forty referring to I have great respect for women. And the adds Tom in all caps be careful. Apparently he's not done yet serious warning right John thank you so much.

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