Bag’s Take-Away:
From “Blown Covers: New Yorker Covers You Were Never Mean to See.” The first cover ran in mid-March of this year. The outcome of the Michigan primary led editors to go with Romney driving rather than riding. 
But we think artist Bob Staake’s first version works pretty well if you put Axelrod behind the wheel. 
via New Yorker Magazine
(artist: Bob Staake
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Bag’s Take-Away:

From “Blown Covers: New Yorker Covers You Were Never Mean to See.” The first cover ran in mid-March of this year. The outcome of the Michigan primary led editors to go with Romney driving rather than riding.

But we think artist Bob Staake’s first version works pretty well if you put Axelrod behind the wheel.

via New Yorker Magazine

(artist: Bob Staake

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Bag’s Take-Away:
Circus? More like, circular firing squad.
newyorker:

In  this week’s issue: Connie Bruck on Philip Anschutz and Tim Leiweke; John Seabrook on YouTube TV; Wendell Steavenson on Alaa Al  Aswany; and what Santorum’s popularity means for the G.O.P.  primaries: http://nyr.kr/Ln2M

Bag’s Take-Away:

Circus? More like, circular firing squad.

newyorker:

In this week’s issue: Connie Bruck on Philip Anschutz and Tim Leiweke; John Seabrook on YouTube TV; Wendell Steavenson on Alaa Al Aswany; and what Santorum’s popularity means for the G.O.P. primaries: http://nyr.kr/Ln2M
Bag’s Take-Away:
Now, THAT’S how you pull apart Ghaddafi. The scarecrow “twisting in the wind” — as the famous political phrase goes.
(In using “hope” in the title, by the way, notice how Blitt makes an allusion to Obama, and leadership done right.)
(photo: Barry Blitt title: “Hope Is the Thing with Feathers”)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

Now, THAT’S how you pull apart Ghaddafi. The scarecrow “twisting in the wind” — as the famous political phrase goes.

(In using “hope” in the title, by the way, notice how Blitt makes an allusion to Obama, and leadership done right.)

(photo: Barry Blitt title“Hope Is the Thing with Feathers”)

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