David Seymour hits back at Stuff over Hitler and KKK cartoon

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 5 Dec 2019, 10:22AM
Image / Sharon Murdoch

David Seymour hits back at Stuff over Hitler and KKK cartoon

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 5 Dec 2019, 10:22AM

ACT Party leader David Seymour has criticised a cartoon published by Stuff newspapers which depicts himself being kissed on the ears by Adolf Hitler and what appears to be David Duke from the Ku Klux Klan.

It comes in the wake of the Otago Daily Times cartoon, illustrated by Garrick Tremain, making light of the Samoa measles outbreak.

David Seymour told Chris Lynch the cartoon drawn by Sharon Murdoch is another example of the sad state of print journalism in New Zealand.

“These newspapers are losing circulation and advertising, and they have to pay low rent cartoonists who aren’t very good. It’s a very sad day for print media."

"I suspect Sharon Murdoch doesn’t get paid very much for drawing these cartoons, and nor should she be."

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