The New York Daily News is up to its old antics.
The day after the Iowa caucus, which saw former front-runner Donald Trump finish second to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, and Sen. Marco Rubio snagging a shockingly close third, the News just couldn’t wait to rub it in.
“DEAD CLOWN WALKING” the headline blared with the billionaire businessman covered in clown makeup.
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) February 2, 2016
The article refers to Trump as a “bombastic bozo” and a “big, sad joke.”
This, of course, is far from the first time the News has poked fun at a Republican, or at conservatives in general…
There was the time when the paper referred to the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre as a jihadist.
The cover that mocked people who prayed for the victims of mass shootings.
Which was followed by an insinuation that one of the Christian victims of the attack deserved it.
And the issue that attacked Ted Cruz for mocking New York values — and wound up proving his point.
Still, this latest stunt drew a lot of criticism from social media.
These NY Daily News front pages are so uninspired and uninteresting, I actually find it offensive. https://t.co/FvJGcuRwzC
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) February 2, 2016
Stop the presses…this paper has been and continues to be a completely biased, trolling joke that isn’t journalism https://t.co/UDGvQ72GgW
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) February 2, 2016
As usual NYDN photoshop game is weak. https://t.co/EQFcQmS39L
— Caleb Howe (@CalebHowe) February 2, 2016
@NYDailyNews do people actually buy or read anything this “bird cage lining” prints? No fan, but this is ridiculous!
— LMBigSur (@LMBigSur) February 2, 2016
— Heather Ann (@HARyder) February 2, 2016
— Duke Smith (@SexyBackDoc17) February 2, 2016
— M. Csinaco (@Csinaco) February 2, 2016
— Teku Etana Jews4Cruz (@TekuEtana) February 2, 2016
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