Trump Jr. rips New York Times over 'flagrant anti-Semitism' in cartoon

Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpDemocrats introduce bill to block taxpayer-funded spending at Trump properties Trump dismisses NYT explanation on Kavanaugh correction The Hill's Morning Report - Trump takes 2020 roadshow to New Mexico MORE on Saturday ripped The New York Times over a cartoon published in its international print edition this week that the newspaper pulled because of "anti-Semitic tropes."

"Disgusting. I have no words for flagrant anti-Semitism on display here," the president's son tweeted. "Imagine this was in something other than a leftist newspaper?"

The New York Times Opinion section apologized on Saturday for the cartoon, which depicted President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump conversation with foreign leader part of complaint that led to standoff between intel chief, Congress: report Pelosi: Lewandowski should have been held in contempt 'right then and there' Trump to withdraw FEMA chief nominee: report MORE wearing a yarmulke and walking a portrayal of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuBenjamin (Bibi) NetanyahuMORE as a dog on a leash.

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"The image was offensive, and it was an error of judgment to publish it," the newspaper said in a tweet. "It was provided by The New York Times News Service and Syndicate, which has since deleted it."

The cartoon was widely denounced on Twitter.