An angry reader of the Free Lance-Star took issue with their editorial cartoonist, Clay Jones, for holding a caption contest that made light about the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President Bush:
Regardless of your political opinions, President Bush is the sitting president of this country, and we should all be outraged that someone would do this to him.
Certainly Mr. Jones could come up with something better to have a contest about–even poking fun at President Bush. Even though I, too, have been disappointed in President Bush’s last four years in office, he deserves the respect that the office demands.
Read the rest of the letter here.
Clay Jones is a Cagle.com cartoonist. View more of his cartoons here.