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Ben Garrison’s Morphed Cartoon on Modi Viral in social media.

A Morphed cartoon by American political Cartoonist is viral on social media. The caption in the viral post reads as “American Cartoonist Ben Garrison’s depiction of the state of Indian Media today”. In the Cartoon, a pig is Morphed with the picture of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi who is feeding the piglets ( Indian media channels).

The post was which is going viral was also shared by some prominent personalities including M.K Venu the founding editor of ‘The wire’.

Screenshot of the tweet by MK Venu

Truth behind the Viral Cartoon.

In Garrison’s original  cartoon of Clinton — titled “Lipstick on a Pig”  — the former US Presidential candidate is shown as a sow lying in a pig-stye, wearing a self-satisfied expression as she feeds a group of piglets marked with inflammatory buzzwords like “lobbyists,” “crony capitalism,” and “fraud.”

Original Cartoon by Ben Garrison

The face of Clinton was Morphed with Modi and the piglets with the Media outlets

Cartoonist Satish Acharya had pointed out how his Cartoon was used to morph the cartoon of Garrison.
The same  Morphed Cartoon was viral on social media before 3 years

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