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Iceland’s Local Cartoonist Crosses the Line

One of Iceland’s oldest and most beloved cartoonist, Sigmund, who has published one cartoon per day in Morgunbladid for decades, drew a controversial cartoon of Clinton and Obama and the cartoon has been criticized on the US sociological web Context.org.

The cartoon shows Obama, dressed in typical tribal manner, boiling up Clinton who sits naked in a big pot of boiling water. Under the picture the caption reads: “My people would like you well done” The cartoon has been criticized for being both racist and sexist.

Click here to see the cartoon on Context.org

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