Skip to comments.Newsweek Puts Picture of Michele Bachmann on Cover That Makes Her Look Crazy
Posted on 08/07/2011 6:09:05 PM PDT by PROCON
The August 15 issue of Newsweek has a cover story about Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.).
If Gawker is right, she's not going to like the picture the magazine used:
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I've been following American politics closely for over 25 years and this crap takes the cake!
Looks like they added lines around the eyes too so she looks older than she really is.
I think Newsweek cropped those eyes into the photo. Ever see the axe scene on the Shining? That’s where they got the eyes to crop into the pic.
I cancelled Newsweek years and years ago. Every time they send me a letter to subscribe, I send it back with a blank sheet, so they have to pay the postage for the business reply envelope.
If you want to characterize that look as "crazy", that's your problem.
Well since the bastion of safety, the US of A was just downgraded I’d think rage is appropriate and I’d agree that there’s a lot of evil in government - such as corrupt bastards stealing the earnings of hard working Americans etc etc. It’s the government that did this and rage is deserved.
I don't see a "halo" over her head as they did with all the Obama cover photos...
Michele Bachmann, welcome to Sarah Palin’s world. Good luck.
Newsweek is in large part to blame for the mess that has engulfed Washington.
I’m not seeing it.
Not satire, is it....nice job NewsWeak.
NewsWeak, sold for one dollar! Not worth it!
“Queen of Rage”? Gimme a break!
Better than any photo of Nancy Pelosi I can recall. Nancy always looks like she’s at the end of her tether.
Meh. Seen worse. Not flattering to be sure, but *shrug). I mean, she IS 55 and still looks pretty darn good.
Their cover of Sarah Palin recently wasn’t very flattering, either.
I think they hate strong women.
They could have done an Obamugabe on her and deepened her skin tone so she looks more “negro”.
Part of the reason it’s so disconcerting is that they’ve enlarged her head; it’s clearly too big for her body.
Typical yellow journalism.
Newsweek’s cover a week or two ago was much more shocking. I have no great love for Dominique Strauss Kahn, but they made him a monster:
Newsweek, on the next week’s cover you should put a pic of your dear leader Obama sneeking a drag from a Camel no-filtered (taken at the White House’s rose garden).
Little doubt why this rag sold for the grand total of US $1 not so long ago.
This is not the first time the lame stream print media has engaged in such character assassination.
No....I work in photography and art... they intentionally put a picture of her where her eyes are not natural—it is very easy to flatter people or make them look hideous....anyone—even a younger Brad Pitt. I could easily do it to the most beautiful people—make them look stupid, ugly, etc—just by the right angle, lighting, or when they blink a certain way.
This reminds me of the time they narrowed the irises of a politician a few years ago......to shape them slightly to a more oblong shape to get a more demonic, satanic look. Forgot who it was.
They may have even photoshopped the whites of the eyes around the pupils. Bachmann is a beautiful woman, it is hard to make her look hideous and this is definately unflattering and done on purpose.
The media is owned by the homosexual mafia and she has to be destroyed for her husband’s position on their digusting behavior—he dares to think it is—funny—disgusting. Got to make Michelle look unattractive to children so they will think her ideas are unattractive. Heaven forbid children believe the truth—that homosexual activity is disgusting, disease-causing, sick and unnatural and has nothing to do with love—just pure selfish lust.
The Alinsky conditioning to demonize anyone who isn’t on their band wagon of group think is really getting old and people are starting to understand digital photography and photoshop Their house of cards WILL fall down.....it is just a matter of when.............. Leni Riefenstahl 101
It's all NewsReek has left, and they're not very good at hiding it.
It's all NewsReek has left, and they're not very good at hiding it.
But, they don’t need to hide it considering they are pandering to their audience of kooks and anti-American A-holes.
I was the one, years ago, that posted a screen grab of Susan Estrich and posted it on FR........
The ramifications of it's posting are still reverberating throughout the internet......
I stand by my assertion that MB looks her usual self in the mag cover pic.
They hate her so much, they willingly sacrifice their credibility to feed the urge to snark and get street cred with their comrades.
Ha ha—that is great! You have to admit though, it was HARD to make Susan Estrich look good! AND sound good!
I will reiterate that for any photograph, you can flatter someone or not, and they “chose” to not flatter Bachmann. Why—because of the homosexual mafia. If they liked the messenger they would have even put a halo in the background.
It would be much, much easier to make Bachmann look beautiful, than Susan E. although I could even make Susan E. look beautiful.
Yes, we discussed the Sarah Palin cover a few weeks ago.
BOTH covers, if they weren’t actually altered by photoshop
or some more conventional techniques, are obviously designed to create the most negative images possible, throwing in completely biased verbiage like “Queen of Rage”
in thousand point type——I wonder how many Michele Bachmann pictures they had to go through to find one that
“damning” , even if they DIDN’T alter it.
The beat goes on.
The Lamestream Media should die a VERY painful death, but please, sooner rather than later-—let’s not drag it out....
All these publications, as well as the talking heads, should have “(D-Media)” put after their name. So Newsweek (D-Media), or Katie Couric (D-Media).
And it’s totally tabloid when you don’t get a studio shot of a politician for your cover.
It took a lot of photoshopping to make a beautiful woman like Bachmann look like that.
We have eyes, we know what she looks like.
We don’t have to rely on a bankrupt rag like Newsweak to show us.
That’s SOP. they hvae been doing this at least as far back as Barry Goldwater, adn probably before that.
That’s SOP. They have been doing this at least as far back as Barry Goldwater, adn probably before that.
Did Michele actually agree to this article? Not that I find the photo objectionable, but what possible gain is to be had from of all far-left media NEWSWEAK??
Did she learn nothing watching Palin? For crying out loud.
The media is your enemy and the enemy of all conservatives, Congressman Bachmann. Don’t cooperate with them.
And yes, it was intentional.
“Pretty lame finding the worst picture you could find. I guess Newsweek ran out of halos after they used them all for Pr Obama”
This is from the comments at the linked Village Voice site. THE VILLAGE VOICE!
Maybe this smear IS too obvious to even work.
Nevertheless you have to question Bachman’s smarts for even dealing with these people at all.
On another thread people were saying this was Ed Rollins sabotaging her campaign. But why would he sabotage his own candidate? The Manchurian campaign manager? Isn’t that a little tin-foil-hat-y?
How much of the present destruction and mayhem could the Commucrat-New-World-Order-Progressives get away with if the mainstream media weren’t covering for them?
You know the answer to that. If the LSM did their jobs, they would have been calling for the impeachment of Obama when Operation Gunrunner broke, if not before.