Canadian Cartoonist Losses Job Over Trump Cartoon

Canadian Cartoonist Losses Job Over Trump Cartoon

CANADA: Canadian cartoonist Michael de Adder, losses his job from a publishing company in New Brunswick, Canada after his Trump Cartoon went viral

His illustration of Trump cartoon went viral on Wednesday, it depicted President Donal Trump playing golf over the dead bodies of two migrants.

His illustration also showed Donald Trump asking “Do you mind if I play through?”

Michael de Adder’s Trump Cartoon refers to the bodies of two migrants found face down in the water. The bodies were of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his twenty-three-month-old daughter.

Both were drowned trying to cross Rio Grande River to get into United States.

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He also shared cartoons from past week and upcoming cartoon which never appeared.

Michael de Adder, wrote on tweeter

The highs and lows of cartooning. Today I was just let go from all newspapers in New Brunswick.

My cartoons will no longer appear in @TimesTranscript@DailyGleaner@TJProvincial@TJGreaterSJ

He then later went on to say “Technically I wasn’t fired. I was under contract not employed. “

I loved drawing cartoons for my home province. I’m a proud New Brunswicker. I will survive. I’m not a victim. I just finished a book, that will be out in September and I still freelance for some amazing newspapers. It’s a setback, not a deathblow.

In another tweet he said..

The hardest part in all of this,I have a mother with dimentia in NB who has a hard time remembering her family at times.But she knows her son draws cartoons. Part of her daily routine is to open the @TimesTranscript and see her son’s cartoon.A cartoon that won’t be there anymore.

Canadian Cartoonist Losses Job Over Trump Cartoon

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