This cartoon of Trump and May has offended a lot of people

Jessica Brown@Jessica_E_Brown
Saturday 28 January 2017 13:15
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Cartoonist and satirical genius Steve Bell has created a cartoon for the Guardian and it's caused a bit of a stir.

Are you ready?

Here it is:

As with any satirical cartoon, it's caused a stir, and once again brought up the debate about the boundaries of what's funny, and what's offensive.

People have differing opinions:

Bell’s cartoon was actually inspired by a cartoon by James Gillray in 1972.

But some are saying that doesn't excuse it:

Others loved it:

With many pointing out that it's satirical:

And simply getting people to talk about the state of affairs in modern day politics means it has achieved its purpose:

And brought a smile to one or two faces:

Picture: Guardian (Guardian)

While some people just wished they could unsee the mental image it conjures up:

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