The New Yorker cover does Mitt Romney a la Norman Rockwell.

Via on Oct 20, 2012

Just a week or so ago, The New Yorker’s cover featured Mitt Romney debating an empty chair, a reference both to Clint Eastwood’s infamous, incoherent convention speech and to Obama’s infamously passive first debate performance.

This week, however…

Via the Huffington Post:

…Blitt said the cover was inspired by Norman Rockwell’s “The Tattoo Artist,” and that he could envision Romney “stepping out” of one of the artist’s works.

“It’s not much of a stretch to imagine him in many of the wholesome, enduring American situations Rockwell painted,” he explained.

“‘The Tattoo Artist’ features a sailor with a long list of girlfriends’ inked names crossed out on his arm…click over to Huff Post for the rest.

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3 Responses to “The New Yorker cover does Mitt Romney a la Norman Rockwell.”

  1. Linda Lewis Linda V. Lewis says:

    This IS so true! Romney switches platforms like girlfriends, depending on to whom he is talking!

  2. @undefined says:

    In 2008 it was all about Hope and Change, restoring civil liberties, ending the wars. Now it's big bird, binders, and Romnesia.

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