“I’M NOT putting anybody on a moral plane,” President Trump said Tuesday during his heated news conference from the lobby of Trump Tower, as The Washington Post reported, while speaking to last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville. “There was a group on this side, you can call them the left — you’ve just called them the left — that came violently attacking the other group. So you can say what you want, but that’s the way it is.”

Here is “the way it is” through the lens of some American cartoonists, who viewed events a bit differently:

DAVID FITZSIMMONS (Arizona Daily Star):

by David Fitzsimmons / Arizona Daily Star (CagleCartoons.com) 2017

TAYLOR JONES (Cagle Cartoons):

by Taylor Jones (CagleCartoons.com) 2017

JEFF DANZIGER (Rutland Herald):


by Jeff Danziger / Rutland Herald (WPWG) 2017

CLAY BENNETT (Chattanooga Times Free Press):


by Clay Bennett / Chattanooga Times Free Press (CagleCartoons.com) 2017

SIGNE WILKINSON (Philly.com):


by Signe Wilkinson / Philly.com (WPWG) 2017

This post has been updated.

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