So, you found this satirical New Yorker cover art “tasteless and offensive.”
Welcome to public life.
Guess what? In Washington, political cartoonists and caricaturists spare no one.
Here’s a reminder of the crap Condi Rice has had to deal with over the years:
1. The buck-naked bigotry of Ted Rall:
2. Jeff Danziger’s Condi-as-Prissy cartoon:
3. Pat Oliphant’s e xaggerated-lipped parrot caricature:
Much more here.
But hey, that’s nothing compared to the assassination chic targeting President Bush:
Oh, and if you’re going to echo your wife’s claims of special victimhood and decry the satirical “attack” on her, go buy a copy of the Laura Bush-bashing novel, “American Wife,” read what they said about her trip to Afghanistan, and check out the diatribe published by the San Francisco Chronicle smearing her as a “docile doormat” and much worse.
Then, when you’re done digesting all that, wipe your nose, grow a pair, do your little Jay-Z dance move, and take your own advice to your daughters:
It clashes with your glow.