What should’ve been Hillary Clinton’s victory lap at the Democratic National Convention has been clouded by the Wikileaks release of a massive cache of Democratic National Committee emails, confirmed that the party was actively working against Bernie Sanders.
Also included in the cache were emails disparaging a black committee staffer’s name, homophobic slurs, and much more.
Needless to say, it’s all fodder for editorial cartoonists [as in today’s earlier post].
We begin with an offering from the Minneapolis Star Tribune:
Steve Sack: Hillary’s pillory
A similar take from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Mike Luckovich: Confetti?
The FBI suspects Russian hackers were involved, as in this offering from the Arizona Republic:
Steven Benson: Hillary’s Red State bombshell
The Philadelphia Daily News editorial cartoonist portrayed the first casualty of the attack in the forced resignation of the Democratic National Committee chair:
Signe Wilkinson: A fall from great heights
From the San Diego Union-Tribune, evidence in the emails depicted the former chair as actively working against Clinton’s rival, with a decisive result:
Steve Breen: Delivering an ass-kicking
But Donna Brazile, her replacement as DNC chair, has been just as adamant in her opposition to Sanders, as revealed in an email Snowden Tweeted, with the message “Did the #DNC seriously just swap the Chair fired for anti-Sanders bias with a different anti-Sanders official?”: