07/12/2012 05:16 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Businessweek Mormon Cover Stirs Controversy (PHOTO)

Bloomberg Businessweek has become known for its provocative magazine covers, and its latest is already drawing controversy for its depiction of Mormons.

Here's a look at the cover. It depicts the moment when John the Baptist appeared before Joseph Smith, the founder of the Mormon church. The story is tied to an investigative report about the business dealings of the church.

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There were immediate complaints, with some tying the cover to the candidacy of Mitt Romney. "It should anger anyone who finds it low and, frankly, un-American, to attack a candidate – directly or indirectly – through his religion," conservative media watchdog Newsbusters wrote.

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(via Politico)