NY Times Censors Political Cartoon

Above: the original cartoon by Michel Kichna.

When the Times buys your cartoon, that doesn't mean the editors get to stick their finger in your cartoon pie, destroying its message.

Michel Kichna, drawing a cartoon commenting on the vote removing term limits so that current Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez may run for reelection in 2012, had all of the meaning Photoshopped out of his editorial cartoon.

Below: the Photoshopped version that ran in the New York Times:

Hat tip to Journalista!

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