That Time Tina Brown Almost Turned Obama Into Trayvon Martin On The Cover Of Newsweek

06/12/2012 04:36 pm ET | Updated Aug 12, 2012

The presence of Tina Brown atop the Newsweek masthead has been nowhere more evident than on the cover of the magazine itself, from S & M to a very dead (and very photoshopped) Princess Diana. Love or despise Tina Brown's cover-work, they've made people talk. Surely, though, there've been more than a few ideas from that wellspring of manufactured, marketed scandal-making that didn't pan out for whatever reason.

And today, we learn about one of those firsthand.

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