October 21, 2012

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

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.

More New Yorker.


More on the 47%, via Jon Stewart. More on Abortion (quotes).

More Norman Rockwell.

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