Groundbreaking comedian George Carlin, who died last month, was honored by the United States Congress with the flag that flew over the Capitol on June 23, 2008, the day the world awoke to learn that he had died.
This week's New Yorker cover shows Barack and Michelle Obama as Muslim terrorists burning a flag in the Oval Office. Why would they publish such a thing? We asked New Yorker editor David Remnick. Here's what he said.