“It’s generally been the policy of our editorial section to leave children out of it,” editorial page editor Fred Hiatt said in a statement. “I failed to look at this cartoon before it was published. I understand why Ann thought an exception to the policy was warranted in this case, but I do not agree.”
Before it was taken down, Cruz tweeted “Classy. @washingtonpost makes fun of my girls. Stick w/ attacking me–Caroline & Catherine are out of your league.” Read the Washington Post apology here.