A cartoon by Chris Britt about then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that depicted his daughter praying upset many readers, the Washington Post reported.
The cartoon showed Kavanaugh’s daughter saying, “Dear God, forgive my angry, lying, alcoholic father for sexually assaulting Dr. Ford.” Kavanaugh mentioned during his Senate testimony last month his daughter said “We should pray for” Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who accused him of attempting to sexually assault her in high school.
“The cartoon was posted to Britt’s Facebook page, where the liberal cartoonist responded to some critics before deactivating his account. Britt told The Washington Post in an interview that he had received thousands of comments attacking his cartoon,” the Post reported.
Britt told the Post, “The cartoon is not about his daughter — it’s about Brett Kavanaugh’s possible heavy drinking, his anger and his possibly sexually assaulting Doctor Ford.”
The Illinois Times‘ name was on the cartoon, but the Times posted on social media that it didn’t publish the cartoon. In a Facebook post, the Times wrote, “While Chris Britt is a regular contributor to Illinois Times, he is not an employee and also engages in work for other publications across