The Washington Post lost its backbone when it published, and then deleted, a cartoon of a Hamas terrorist. The cartoon was created by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Ramirez, satirizing Hamas’s claims that Israel targets innocent Gazan children and civilians. Despite the fact that the claim has been proven to be true as details emerge about how Hamas uses schools and hospitals as its home base to conduct terror planning and activity, some decried racism at the cartoon.
The cartoon depicts the Hamas terrorist group’s spokesman, Ghazi Hamadi, using kids as human shields, and the writing in the voice bubble says “How Dare Israel attack civilians.”
The Washington Post ran the cartoon last Tuesday, but by Wednesday, after what executive editor Sally Buzbee called “deep concern”