KOmmie Heads Explode Over New Yorker Obama Cover
Anybody got any opinion on this new New Yorker cover?
[Hilarious! But not as FUnnie as your reaction to it.]
I got one: OMFG! I'm sure it's some kind of joke right? There's no other ulterior motive to publish cartoons like this right? They got the new McCain Manchurian Candidate cover lined up for next week right?
[John McCain is the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being I've ever known in my life. ]
This is disgusting. Might be worth cancelling a subscription or two.
[Or zero since you read the New Yorker FREE on the web like the rest of us.]
This is an encouragement of every dark, racist, ignorant, and violent impulse that Obama's candidacy has inspired in the hearts of a presumably small number of Americans. Blitt and the New Yorker better pray every day that no act of violence is directed at Obama in this campaign. If it is, they will be culpable.
[Then you WON'T be blaming evil rightwingers with blood on their fingers?]
Since this is coming from a "liberal" publication, what this does is provide an opening for the right wing to discuss these same memes again and again, thereby amplifying them and distracting the media from the real issues of this campaign, not to mention distracting us from the deep problems with John McCain.
[Is it okay if we just laugh about it?]
I know that the New Yorker targets its image at a certain kind of smugly self-congratulatory clique within the "chattering classes," and the editors probably think that for this reason, it can't possibly do any harm, but this is ridiculous. Most people perusing the newsstand won't have enough time to digest the irony; it will effectively reinforce the subconscious connections that right-wing whisper campaigns have been trying to promulgate for months.
[Most people NEVER even see the New Yorker but your whining is now making them curious.]
the Goopers and Freepers will use this diary and others like it, and the responses in the thread, to yack on and on about how the lefty blog world overreacts to stuff like this. As if they wouldn't go five times as overboard if it was caricature of their candidate.
I have no doubt that we will see the GOP at its lowest in this campaign.
[Even though it hasn't happened and this cover appeared on the cover of a LIBERAL magazine.]
PLEASE let some right wing asshole bring up this cover..PLEASE PLEASE. Y'all will want to see my Republitard education on Pay-Per-View. LET those RWF (right wing f*ckers) feel 'brave' and bring up some some Obama myths.
[Naw! We'll just laugh watching YOU bring up the Obama New Yorker cover.]
This cover is an absolute DISASTER for Obama, as some type away it isn't a big deal. Mercy...
[And the FUnniest thing is that the cover appeared on a LIBERAL magazine.]
If the cover gets non-stop coverage on the networks and cable news channels for all of next week, then sure, I'd be prepared to say it's a disaster on that magnitude. But I somewhat doubt it.
[It's already THE hot topic of the Web.]
Is Rove behind this?
[Congrats on being the first KOmmie to pin this on Karl Rove!]
Burn every magazine that dares print a viewpoint that might harm your candidate! Because if you don't, there's NO WAY he can win November! Run in fear! The Republicans are coming with silly pictures! Hide the children! Don't let the American people see!
[Do I hear Chicken Little clucking in the background?]
Time for Daily Kos Community To Mobilize a boycott that CRIPPLES the New Yorker.
[Cancel BOTH your subscriptions.]
I think they should be shut down. f*ck 'em. And I've read it my whole life. this is intolerable. They are off the rails. Time for an adveriser boycott.
i think we should cripple the new yorker.