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Republicans kick Democratic donkey to protect Trump, and the funeral of UK’s Labour Party

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

President Donald Trump demanded an immediate trial in the US Senate Friday, which has a Republican majority, shortly after being impeached by the US House of Representatives. In today’s featured cartoon, Maarten Wolterink represents the Republican party’s elephant symbol protecting the ‘criminal’ Trump while kicking out the Democrats’ symbol, the donkey.

Jim Morin cartoon Republican Party Trump impeachment
Jim Morin | Twitter

Jim Morin draws a comparison between the severity in impeachment charges against Trump and former US President Bill Clinton, to indicate the ‘hypocrisy’ among Republicans.

Michael de Adder cartoon Trump impeachment
Michael de Adder | Twitter

Michael de Adder also comments on Trump’s impeachment and suggests his tenure as president has tarnished American values of liberty and democracy.

Carlos Latuff cartoon
Carlos Latuff | Mondoweiss | Twitter

Carlos Latuff depicts the right-wing Israeli lobby shooting down Labour party’s Jeremy Corbyn in the UK elections by accusing him of anti-semitism, and is now training its gun at US Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Incidentally, Sanders is Jewish.

Morten Morland The Times cartoon
Morten Morland | The Times | Twitter

Morten Morland depicts the Labour Party’s ‘funeral’ after its humiliating loss to the Conservatives in UK’s general elections last week. He draws caricatures of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and colleague Wes Streeting looking at each other with suspicion, in reference to the latter’s recent attack on Corbyn, blaming him for the disastrous election results.

Niels Bo Bojesen cartoon climate crisis
Niels Bo Bojesen | Twitter | @cartoonmovement

Niels Bo Bojesen rings in the festive season with a grim picture encapsulating the climate crisis, rising sea levels and severe air pollution from a factory inside a snow globe.

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