LAST NIGHT, at the GOP debate at the University of Miami, CNN moderator Jake Tapper asked Sen. Ted Cruz whether he cared about how the rest of the world views the United States, given the nastiness of the current presidential campaigning.

At the CNN debate in Miami, GOP candidates sparred over immigration, social security, how to talk about Muslims and more. Here are the key moments. (Sarah Parnass/The Washington Post)

“Colin Powell this week said that the nasty tone of this presidential election is hurting the image of the U.S. abroad,” Tapper quoted. “He said, ‘Foreigners of the world looking at this are distressed.’ ”

Well, since Tapper raised the question, we have visual answers. Here’s how some of the globe sees our fair republic, as viewed through the prism of more than a dozen editorial cartoonists who draw for foreign and overseas publications.

Riber Hansson (Sweden): 

Schot (The Netherlands):

Kap (Spain):

Paul Zanetti (Australia):

Luo Jie (China):

Patrick Chappatte (International New York Times):

Christo Komarnitski (Bulgaria):

Arcadio Esquivel (Costa Rica):

Emad Hajjaj (Jordan):

Paresh Nath (UAE):

Peter Broelman (Australia):

Osmani Simanca (Brazil):

Dario Castillejos (Mexico):

Manny Francisco (Manila):