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Mon Jul 1, 2019, 10:06 AM

Political Cartoonist Fired After Illustration of Trump Golfing Over Dead Immigrants Goes Viral


By Morgan PhillipsJul 1st, 2019, 9:49 am




A Canadian cartoonist’s contract was terminated Friday by a New Brunswick publishing company after he posted an illustration of Donald Trump playing golf over the drowned bodies of two migrants. As a result, the cartoonist’s work will no longer appear in four prominent Canadian publications.

The image referred to a photo published last week of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 23-month-old daughter face down on the bank of the Rio Grande, drowned in attempts to cross the river from Mexico into Texas.

In the cartoon, Trump, golf club in hand, is saying “Do you mind if I play through?”

The cartoonist, Michael de Adder, tweeted that every Trump cartoon he has submitted in the past year has been axed by the publishing company, Brunswick News Inc.

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DonViejo Jul 2019 OP
Bluepinky Jul 2019 #1
Vogon_Glory Jul 2019 #2
Paladin Jul 2019 #3
Vogon_Glory Jul 2019 #5
Sinistrous Jul 2019 #4
Johnny2X2X Jul 2019 #6
Gothmog Jul 2019 #7

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2019, 10:23 AM

1. The cartoon is cringeworthy but accurate for the current state of affairs.

I hope another publication hires him; otherwise, he should publish his cartoons in book form. I’d like to see more of his work.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2019, 10:24 AM

2. More Fools The Publishers: That Cartoon Was a Great

Mister de Adder’s cartoon was a great cartoon, a hard-hitting punch to the guy in the way that Herblock, Thomas Nast, Daumier, and other great cartoonists’ best work we’re. Mr. de Adder’s cartoon shows how Donnie will be remembered.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2019, 10:39 AM

3. de Adder may have been fired, but that cartoon will still be famous, 50 years from now.

Fuck you, Brunswick News Inc.

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Response to Paladin (Reply #3)

Mon Jul 1, 2019, 11:53 AM

5. It certainly will

And people will remember the suit (s) who made the call to fire de Adder as people who lacked the intestinal fortitude of field mice.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2019, 11:19 AM

4. FYI: Brunswick News, Inc.

Currently owned by James K. Irving, a multi-billionaire businessman, age 91 years, who resides in ‎Rothesay, New Brunswick.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2019, 01:46 PM

6. No way would Trump ask, he'd just play through

Trump gets his jollies off people dying because of his policies.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2019, 05:14 PM

7. The cartoonist should not have been fired

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