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NY Post Cartoonist Under Fire for Racist Cartoon

Talk about seriously offensive.
 
 
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Today, the NY Post published a cartoon by Sean Delonas showing two police officers shooting a chimpanzee, in a reference to the recent incident in Connecticut where a pet chimp attacked a woman. In this cartoon, however, one of the policemen says, "They'll have to find someone else to write the next stimulus bill":

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In a statement, the Rev. Al Sharpton questions the racism that appears to be in Delonas's cartoon:

Amanda Terkel is Deputy Research Director at the Center for American Progress and serves as Deputy Editor for The Progress Report and ThinkProgress.org at the Center for American Progress.

 
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