OC Weekly's Epic New Cover Depicts 'A Donkey Drumpf-ng Trump'
Our friends at OC Weekly have absolutely killed it with this week's cover, which features an illustration of, as they put it, "a donkey drumpf-ing [Donald] Trump."
Orange County's alternative weekly is helmed by Gustavo Arellano, author of the syndicated column ¡Ask a Mexican!, and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America. Arellano has been gloriously taking aim at Trump for over a year now, and his paper was arguably the official chronicler of last week's ill-fated Trump rally in Costa Mesa.
The cover illustration (drawn by cartoonista Lalo Alcaraz) was inspired by a 2012 cover from St. Louis alt-weekly The Riverfront Times that famously depicted a Democratic donkey humping former Missouri congressman Todd "Legitimate Rape" Akins. Alcarez is also author of La Cucaracha, the first nationally syndicated, politically themed Latino daily comic strip.
In a post describing the cover why there is a "Democratic ass on top of Donald Trump on the cover of this week's dead-tree Weekly," Arellano wrote:
For more than a year, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee has peddled all sorts of nasty myths against Mexicans, from painting undocumented immigrants as rapists and Typhoid Marias to insisting a massive wall on the U.S.-Mexico border will make America great again. His campaign has grown as grotesque as a donkey show, those Tijuana spectacles that exist only in the fevered minds of gabachos, and it made a stop in Costa Mesa last week...
In other news, America's orange-haired monster continued his Latino charm offensive yesterday with a Cinco De Mayo tweet pronouncing his love for Hispanics and featuring a photo of him eating a taco bowl and giving the high sign.
We'd like to remind any of readers who remain in denial (or live under a rock) that this monster is now the GOP's presumptive nominee for president of the United States of America.