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Cruz Responds To Washington Post Cartoon Of Daughters As Monkeys

A Washington Post editorial cartoon portrayed Ted Cruz's daughters as monkeys. The cartoon was later taken down.

By Jay Strubberg | December 23, 2015

Ted Cruz has lashed out at The Washington Post for its editorial cartoon portraying his two daughters as monkeys.

In a fundraising email, the Republican presidential candidate said his daughters are "NOT FAIR GAME." 

He also characterized the cartoon as a "desperate" attack on him by the liberal media. 

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The cartoon has since been taken down by The Washington Post. 

Its editors say they did not look at it first and that they generally consider children to be off-limits.

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