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The New Yorker Cover Shows Obama's Very Big Problem

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.10.2014 | Media

With the midterm elections behind us and Republicans having gained control of the Senate for the first time in eight years, President Obama certainly ...

PHOTO: Republicans Will HATE This New Yorker Cover

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.08.2014 | Media

Republicans are not going to like the New Yorker's latest cover. The illustration nods to Obamacare's recent victory, and shows President Obama fe...

New Yorker Announces Presidential Endorsement

Posted 10.22.2012 | Media

The New Yorker announced its endorsement for President Barack Obama ahead of the 2012 general election. The magazine's editors opened their article...

New Yorker Blues

John Tomasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tomasic

Last week a whole new crop of OTB citizen journalists / commentators weighed in the New Yorker cover featuring the Obamas as a terrorist First Couple....

The Flag Salutes George Carlin

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

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.

An Insider's Response To The New Yorker's Obama Cover | 23/6: The News, But Funnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In light of the controversy surrounding this week's New Yorker cover, we wanted get some insight from an insider at the notoriously tight-lipped publi...

Obama Reacts To New Yorker Cover (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Barack Obama was asked if he had a response to the very controversial New Yorker cover that combines every rumor and smear about him and his wife Mich...

The Best Magazine Cover of The Campaign -- for Obama

Richard Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard Greene

This is, perhaps, the best ad that the Obama campaign could ever have hoped for, or even designed themselves. It's brilliant strategy.

New Yorker, What Were You Thinking?

Trey Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trey Ellis

I get the joke. But dressing up perhaps the next president of the United States as the new millennium equivalent of Hitler is just gross and dumb. Anything would have been better.

The New Yorker Cover -- Opportunity Knocks for Obama

Justin Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Frank

The New Yorker gives Obama an opportunity to right himself and get back to being who he is. He needs to address people's fears -- not just to rebut them or dismiss them.

Reading The Pictures: The "What" Of What's Wrong With Barack Osama TNY Cover

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-07-14-newyorkerobama.jpgI'm sure you've already seen analysis as to why it's so bad. Here is the actual "what" of what's wrong.

Yikes! Controversial New Yorker Cover Shows Muslim, Flag-Burning, Osama-Loving, Fist-Bumping Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Presumably the readership is sophisticated enough to get the joke, but this going to upset a lot of people -- probably for the same reason it's going to delight a lot of others on the right.

David Remnick On That New Yorker Cover: It's Satire, Meant To Target "Distortions And Misconceptions And Prejudices" About Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

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.

New Yorker Cover Shows Muslim, Flag-Burning, Osama-Loving, Fist-Bumping Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Who knows if they'll get this in Dubuque, but they sure aren't going to like it in Chicago: This week's New Yorker cover features an image of Michelle...

New Yorker's Hendrick Hertzberg Slams New York Times Over Obama 'Drugs' Story

Editor and Publisher | E&P Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The story raised eyebrows at the time, not so much with its content as its placement -- right on the front page. It was a New York Times story about B...