The cartoon, which the newspaper admits was ‘offensive,’ shows Netanyahu as a guide dog leading Trump, who is illustrated as wearing a skullcap The New York Times issued an apology Sunday for publishing a cartoon that sparked the ire of many readers who claimed it bore anti-Semitic tropes. The newspaper’s initial response to the complaints called the cartoon’s publication “an error in judgment.” The NY Times cartoon of Netanyahu as guide-dog for blind Trump would also have been a harsh but fair depiction of their relationship. But the moment Trump has a kippah and Netanyahu a Star of David, it veered sharply in to antisemitic territory. Truly incredible it was published. pic.twitter.com/O7bURHCEb0 We apologize for the anti-Semitic cartoon we published. Here’s our statement. pic.twitter.com/nifZahutpO The cartoon ran on Thursday in the opinion column of its international edition. The official apology came after criticism that its initial retraction on Saturday didn’t include the word apology. The cartoon in question showed U.S. President Donald Trump wearing a skullcap and led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, depicted as a guide dog...