- The parents of two toddlers who were featured in a manipulated “racist baby” video are suing Donald Trump, the Trump campaign, and Logan Cook, a conservative meme creator who goes by Carpe Donktum.
- The video, created by Cook, was manipulated to show a Black child running away from a white child with the caption “Terrified Todler [sic] Runs From Racist Baby” and “Racist Baby Probably A Trump Voter.”
- At the time, Twitter labeled the video as “manipulated media,” removing it in response to a copyright claim from the children’s parents.
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The parents of two toddlers who were featured in a doctored “racist baby” video that President Donald Trump tweeted in June are suing the president, his campaign, and conservative meme-maker Logan Cook (better known as Carpe Donktum). The filing was submitted Thursday to the New York Supreme Court.
The lawsuit, filed by Michael