04/28/2011 01:38 pm ET | Updated Jun 28, 2011

President Obama Depicted As Bruce Springsteen In Murdoch's The Daily

Rupert Murdoch's The Daily had some fun with the White House's unveiling of President Obama's long-form birth certificate.

On the heels of Obama's press conference Wednesday, the News Corp iPad app led with a "front page" featuring Mike Scott's illustration of Obama as Bruce Springsteen alongside the headline, "I WAS BORN IN THE U.S.A."


The illustration is a take-off on Springsteen's iconic 1984 album of the same name.

As far as News Corp cartoons go, this depiction is tame: in 2009, the New York Post incited controversy with a cartoon by Sean Delonas that likened Obama to a chimpanzee.

For what it's worth, the Huffington Post also used "BORN IN THE U.S.A." for its headline on Wednesday's news: