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02/03/2017 03:19 am ET

Powerful New Yorker Cover Shows Statue Of Liberty's Torch Going Dark

“Now it seems that we are turning off the light.”

The New Yorker will mark its 92nd anniversary later this month with a stark cover it said was in response to the opening weeks of the presidency of Donald Trump

The Feb. 13-20 cover features the light of the Statue of Liberty snuffed out: 

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“It used to be that the Statue of Liberty, and her shining torch, was the vision that welcomed new immigrants. And, at the same time, it was the symbol of American values,” cover artist John W. Tomac told the magazine. “Now it seems that we are turning off the light.”

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