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

Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report — Trump retreats on census citizenship question Trump set to host controversial social media summit Trump associate Felix Sater grilled by House Intel 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 TrumpEsper sidesteps question on whether he aligns more with Mattis or Trump Warren embraces Thiel label: 'Good' As tensions escalate, US must intensify pressure on Iran and the IAEA 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.