‘Racist’ cartoon compares ‘butch’ and black Michelle Obama to beautiful and white Melania Trump…liberals are outraged
- The cartoon showed Michelle Obama and Donald Trump’s wife Melania
- Mrs Obama appeared muscular and had a bulge in the groin area
- Meanwhile Mrs Trump looked ready for a beauty pageant in a pink gown
- Artist Ben Garrison tweeted: ‘First Lady will be great again! #Trump2016’
- Dozens of people condemned the drawing as ‘racist and misogynistic’
A cartoonist has been accused of racism after he portrayed Michelle Obama as masculine and butch next to a pageant-ready Melania Trump in a controversial drawing.
The cartoon – which has been branded ‘racist and misogynistic’ – shows a muscular Mrs Obama wearing a green dress with a bulge in the groin area.
Stood next to her is a feminine, smiling Melania Trump in a pink dress and holding a Trump sign.
The artist Ben Garrison tweeted the picture on Friday with the caption: ‘#InTrumpsAmerica The #FirstLady will be Great Again! #Trump2016.’
Twitter reacted with fury to the drawing, with dozens of people defending the First Lady.
Femi H tweeted: ‘Honestly this is racist as hell and reverts back to stereotypes that black women are angry and masculine.’
Imani Gandy wrote: ‘Oddly, they feel the need to denigrate Michelle to prop up Melania, when that’s so not the point. But they’re too stupid to [understand] that.’
One user tweeted: ‘Why you body shaming? Michelle is beautiful and great. And not only that, but a good person. Smh.’
Marcus Wesson added: ‘A Princeton and Harvard Law School educated lawyer vs. a Slovenia high-school dropout turned
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