The Washington Post kept it classy with an editorial cartoon that mocked Ted Cruz's children, portraying them as political monkeys for their father.
But standing with the tradition that children are off limits when it comes to political pot shots, Cruz hit back with a cartoon of his own with a more appropriate subject matter:
"Not too much ticks me off, but making fun of my girls, that'll do it," Cruz said in response to the distasteful cartoon. He spoke to the media Wednesday:
Cruz also turned the hit into an appeal to raise money to "help [him] send a message to the Washington Post: My daughters are NOT FAIR GAME!"