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  World   Americas  01 Jul 2019  Canadian cartoonist fired after illustration of Trump goes viral

Canadian cartoonist fired after illustration of Trump goes viral

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jul 1, 2019, 4:06 pm IST
Updated : Jul 1, 2019, 4:06 pm IST

Michael De Adder's illustration depicted Trump asking the two dead migrants, 'Do you mind if I play through?'

The cartoon refers to the image of Oscar Alberto Martínez and his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, lying face down in water surrounded by reeds on the US-Mexico border. (Photo: Twitter | @deAdder)
 The cartoon refers to the image of Oscar Alberto Martínez and his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, lying face down in water surrounded by reeds on the US-Mexico border. (Photo: Twitter | @deAdder)

New York:  A Canadian cartoonist's illustration of US President Donald Trump playing golf over the dead bodies of two drowned migrants went viral on Wednesday. Just two days later, the cartoonist, Michael de Adder Tweeted that he had been fired by all publishing companies he contracted for in New Brunswick, Canada.

Michael De Adder's illustration depicted Trump asking the two dead migrants, "Do you mind if I play through?"

 

 

 

The cartoon refers to the image of Oscar Alberto Martínez and his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, lying face down in water surrounded by reeds on the US-Mexico border. The two drowned while attempting to cross the Rio Grande River to get into the United States.

Two days after posting the illustration on Trump, he again tweeted:

 

 

 

He also posted a few of the other illustrations made by him on US President Donald Trump.

 

Tags: donald trump, michael de adder, canadian cartoonist, dead immigrants, border crisis
Location: United States, New York, New York