nearvideo Pennsylvania paper drops syndicated Comic on Trump insult
At least a dozen Newspapers, the syndicated Comic strip “Non Sequitur” a message to President trump in the Sunday edition reports.
Andrews McMeel Syndication released “Non Sequitur” in more than 700 Newspapers and apologized on Monday for a cartoonist Wiley Miller’s comic strip.
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At least a dozen Newspapers Wiley Miller’s syndicated Comic strip “Non Sequitur” after a vulgar message to President Trump appeared in Sunday’s edition. (John Patriquin/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)
“We are, unfortunately, we missed the language in our processing,” the company said in a statement, according to The Washington Post. “If we had discovered it, we would not have awarded the cartoon, without that it is removed. We apologize for the ‘Non Sequitur’ customers and readers of our supervision.”
As The Hill reported, scribbled a message on a chalkboard, which appeared on the day of the cartoon, a gross message in the lower right-hand corner: “We lovingly say, go f— to Outdo you.”
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Miller, the not return Fox News’ request for comment Tuesday afternoon, appeared to confirm the message, in a now deleted tweet that said, “Some of my sharp-eyed reader discovered a small Easter egg. … Can you find him?”
The Butler Eagle in Pennsylvania, was the first publication to fall for the caricature, and said on Sunday that the “shot on President Donald Trump” costs Miller’s “his place in the eagle of the Sunday comics.”
Miller claimed he wrote the sentence for several weeks because of Frustration with the actions of the Trump administration.
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“If I get the paper Sunday morning, opened, and read my cartoon, I don’t think anything, because I noticed it, the writing has now caught fire,” Miller, a frequent Trump critic, told The Post. “It was not meant for the public, and I said, you know, before you send it, but forgot. I had to make a statement, to understand that, have done the readers, I would, in a subtle, refined way.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.