I’ve long considered The New Yorker to be nothing more than quasi-intellectual crap and their latest cover does nothing change that opinion.
The cover, which is supposed to be satirical spoof of the fears and lies about Obama, depicts Barack & Michelle sharing a celebratory fist bump in the oval office. There’s a portrait of Osama Bin Laden on the wall and a burning American flag in the fireplace. He’s dressed in Muslim garb and she’s dressed as a revolutionary complete with assault rifle and bandoleer of bullets.
I agree with the Obama campaign it’s tasteless and offensive… At the same time I have to say: Man Up Barack! As bad as the New Yorker’s cover is it is, as Michelle Malkin notes, no worse than what President Bush or Condoleezza Rice have been subjected to.