Boston Wrong: Herald’s Racist Obama Cartoon Leaves Foul Taste In Mouth

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FOR THIS WONDERFUL REMINDER OF RACISM IN POST-RACIAL AMERICA
FROM THE COLD HEART OF THE CITY F ONE BOSTON
WE HONOR YOU BOSTON HERALD

The Boston Herald is the latest one to earn our very prestigious award.
The Blackstonian is proud to present to the Boston Herald Owners, Editors & Cartoonist Jerry Holbert
The Archie Bunker Award for forward thought and outstanding achievement in intellekchewalism
Here’s to you!

Obama watermelon

Boston Magazine’s Steve Annear reports:

A political cartoon in Wednesday’s Boston Herald is raising eyebrows and has people calling the newspaper “racist.”

The cartoon depicts President Barack Obama brushing his teeth in the bathroom of the White House, as the man recently accused of storming the building and getting past Secret Service security washes himself in the bathtub to the President’s surprise.

BLACKSTONIAN NOTE:
Here’s how they tried to clean it up after the fact.

READ FULL STORY HERE:

<Boston Herald's Obama Cartoon Called ‘Racist’ for Reference to Watermelon-Flavored Toothpaste [Updated]


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