HALF ART: Racial undertones to Zapiro’s hominid cartoon

Business Day Live | Chris Thurman:

The unremarkable stretch of middle America that is Rowan County, Kentucky, hit the headlines last month after county clerk Kim Davis refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples, citing religious objections, and was jailed briefly for contempt of court. Davis herself, while a colourful character (she has been married four times), wouldn’t be of national or international interest were it not for the leverage her case provides to ultraconservative Republican presidential hopefuls such as Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz…


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