The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com
Even when they were “friends,” on the Comedy Central circuit, Donald Trump and Snoop Dogg had a relationship characterized by a crude and ribald humor. Years before Trump became president of the United States, one of his highest aspirations was to be the subject of a Comedy Central roast. He got his wish in 2011. Calvin Broadus, aka Snoop Dogg, was one of the celebrities who mocked Trump mercilessly in ways that had the show’s censors working overtime. Their unlikely “bromance” began the year before on “Larry King Live” when Trump told King that the rapper was a “caring, compassionate, loving guy.” In those days, rappers, including Snoop Dogg, used Trump’s name in their rap lyrics as shorthand for a wealthy, untouchable person. Trump was flattered beyond words to be considered “street level” enough to be thought of as wealth personified.