‘New York Post’ *apologizes for cartoon; Sharpton says protest to go on
The New York Post has issued an apology – more or less – for running a cartoon that many state political leaders thought was racially insensitive, to say the least.
“It was meant to mock an ineptly written federal stimulus bill. Period,” reads the Post’s editorial apology. “But it has been taken as something else – as a depiction of President [Barack] Obama, as a thinly veiled expression of racism. This most certainly was not its intent; to those who were offended by the image, we apologize.” Read more »