Friday, February 26, 2021

Controversial Cop Killings Cartoon in Tenn. Newspaper Draws Ire From D.A. and Community

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*It’s not easy being controversial in a small town.

But its surprising and courageous when you are. But one newspaper is learning this the hard way.

The Chester County Independent, a print newspaper that has been covering the Chester and Henderson counties in Tennessee for the past 149 years, according to its website, is getting a lot of attention.

But unfortunately, its not the kind they like.

A controversial political cartoon, posted in the Opinion section, depicts tombstones in a graveyard with reasons why the deceased were killed by cops. Some of these reasons include “No front license,” and “Left tailgate out,” among others.  The town is livid about the piece and District Attorney General Jerry Woodall claims the cartoon “depicts law enforcement as executioners of innocent people.”

Read more at EURThisNthat.

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1 COMMENT

  1. This is total BS!! I got what the cartoonist was saying. I applaud him for having the courage. Everybody in Europe understand it are American’s just wanting to focus on BS and not the facts?

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