The usual gang of idiots over at MAD Magazine decided to throw their hat in the ring of politics once more and for reasons still beyond me they asked me to bring you the cover of the new issue (hitting later in the week). I told them no one would care, but they were insistent. And sent a pair of very persuasive...gentlemen...to speak to me about it and we came to an understanding.
MAD has a long and storied history of covering elections with their own brand of humour. (Can you call what MAD does humour? Does the "u" I put it in there make it seem too sophisticated for them?) We've unveiled quite a bit of their political coverage over the years for you in this very space. Remember when they named the dumbest person of 2008? I never thought the 2012 election would bring us people who are actually dumber than those from '08... But we're getting sidetracked...
Without further ado, here's the cover of the newest MAD Magazine:
Alfred E. Neuman is faced with a dire choice, the same choice we're all afflicted by. And check back next week, when we'll have an exclusive look at some of the actual political coverage of the magazine.
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(270 to win)
|Virginia 100% Rpt.||51.2%||47.3%|
|Florida 100% Rpt.||50.0%||49.1%|
|N. Carolina 100% Rpt.||48.4%||50.4%|
|Ohio 100% Rpt.||50.7%||47.7%|
|New Hampshire 100% Rpt.||52.0%||46.4%|
|Colorado 100% Rpt.||51.5%||46.1%|
|Wisconsin 100% Rpt.||52.8%||45.9%|
|Iowa 100% Rpt.||52.0%||46.2%|
|Nevada 100% Rpt.||52.4%||45.7%|
|Seats gained or lost||+2||-2|