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Bag’s Take-Away:It’s that funny not just because it reads “moose” and Bachmann is so interchangeable with Palin, or because the headgear reads “wingnut” but because Bachmann, as reactionary as she is, really could be from another planet.
(photo: XXXXXX AP: Republican presidential hopeful, Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. talks to Chris Ryan during the taping of a radio show at the Barley House in Concord, N.H. , Tuesday, May 31, 2011.)
Bag’s Take-Away:A biting editorial only photojournalism can deliver. The Picture of Dorian Gray in reverse?
(via: NYT Tea Party Tax Day slideshow )
The key element here? Check out the orange poster just above Paul’s book and to right of his nose.
(photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr caption: United States Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky at a brief book signing at Barnes & Noble in West Des Moines, Iowa.
Can’t tell if it’s all the protection or the lime green or the stressed Jamie Farr-looking guy seemingly jumping out of the bushes, but this shot of 2012 wannabe Bachmann feels (a not unintentional commentary from a crafty photo editor, perhaps?) like these two deserve each other.
(photo: Matt York/Associated Press caption: Michele Bachmann is weighing a run for president in 2012. From: A Tea Party Star Stirs Iowans, and She Isn’t Palin (NYT)
Bag’s Take-Away:Classic Pawlenty.
(photo: David Greedy/Getty Images caption: Former Minnesota Govener Tim Pawlenty speaks to members of the Tea Party at a banquet hall on April 2, 2011 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Pawlenty, a likely Republican candidate for President in 2012 was finishing a six day campaigning trip through Iowa.