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Bachmann Newsweek Cover Goes for Insult But Gets Criticism in Return (from an unexpected source)
Foxnews.com ^ | August 9,2011 | Fox News

Posted on 08/09/2011 3:17:46 PM PDT by LUV W

Rep. Michele Bachmann has declined to get into the scrum with Newsweek over its cover story of the presidential candidate called "The Queen of Rage," accompanied by an unflattering photo of the Minnesota Republican, but others are calling the magazine out of bounds in its depiction.

The National Organization for Women (NOW) President Terry O'Neill said that the cover of the magazine's latest edition is "sexist" and referred to a simple test by the group's founder Gloria Steinem to explain how they determined that conclusion -- would the magazine do the same to a man.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008electionbias; 2012electionbias; bachmann; bachmannbashing; cover; dnctalkingpoints; enemedia; goebbelswouldbeproud; insult; mediawar; misogynism; newsweak; newsweek; pravdamedia; yellowjournalism; zogbyism
Why are we ever shocked at how hateful the MSM can be to conservative candidates?
1 posted on 08/09/2011 3:17:51 PM PDT by LUV W
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To: MplsSteve; EGPWS; Colonel_Flagg; daler; ButThreeLeftsDo; All

Bachmann ping.....


2 posted on 08/09/2011 3:19:28 PM PDT by LUV W (It's the Obama Downgrade!)
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To: LUV W
But they are wrong on this one. The test would fail: they would do this to a conservative man.
3 posted on 08/09/2011 3:19:45 PM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: LUV W

Not shocked at all. But my cynical nature asks: was it photoshopped?


4 posted on 08/09/2011 3:20:54 PM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts so good.)
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To: LUV W

Did any of the two dozen readers of that dead tree media rag even notice? I haven’t looked at newsweak in 30 years and that was in a laundromat in Hoonah, Alaska waiting for my clothes to dry.


5 posted on 08/09/2011 3:22:21 PM PDT by dainbramaged (I lost my mantra around 1969.)
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To: 5thGenTexan

I had that same thought! :)


6 posted on 08/09/2011 3:26:05 PM PDT by LUV W (It's the Obama Downgrade!)
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To: LUV W
“would the magazine do the same to a man.”

Well yeah. Was it Time or Newsweak that did the cover of Rush Limbaugh that made him look like he had horns and smoke curling above his head? This was back in the 1990s.
In my opinion, this is not sexist. Just typical shitty shit from the MSM.

7 posted on 08/09/2011 3:26:49 PM PDT by Tupelo ( 2012 TEA PARTYER but no longer a Republican)
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To: Truth is a Weapon

I would NOT doubt it. She is drop-dead gorgeous and very photogenic...that must have really frustrated them that want to make all conservatives ugly and evil.


8 posted on 08/09/2011 3:28:09 PM PDT by LUV W (It's the Obama Downgrade!)
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To: 5thGenTexan

Either Newsweek or Time had a cover photo of Newt back in the 90’s. It had streaks of florescent color on his face. A green streak was under one of his eyes. They have done this to conservative men.


9 posted on 08/09/2011 3:35:31 PM PDT by Atlantan
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To: 5thGenTexan

Newt’s 1995 Time Man of the Year cover.

http://www.time.com/time/covers/0,16641,19951225,00.html


10 posted on 08/09/2011 3:39:44 PM PDT by Atlantan
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11 posted on 08/09/2011 3:40:43 PM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: Atlantan

Ridicule is the best response. We’ve been there, done that, and it’s nothing new. Liberals in the media are so very boring and predictable.


12 posted on 08/09/2011 3:50:22 PM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: Atlantan

I had forgotten about that one.


13 posted on 08/09/2011 4:00:52 PM PDT by LUV W (It's the Obama Downgrade!)
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To: Atlantan; 5thGenTexan
Don't forget the Newsweek cover with the caricature depicting Gingrich as the Grinch. Ironically enough it was because he was "stealing" joy while trying to balance the budget because it was in the "Contract with America".


14 posted on 08/09/2011 4:04:22 PM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: Locomotive Breath

Here’s Time’s cover of Newt about the same time. Be sure to read the caption.

http://www.timecoverstore.com/product/newt-gingrich-as-uncle-scrooge-1994-12-19/


15 posted on 08/09/2011 4:10:30 PM PDT by Atlantan
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To: LUV W
Stupid of Newsweek to alienate many women with that cover.
I get a kick out of NOW, defending Bachmann. They have let so many Conservative/Republican women get treated poorly for years. They have to be trying to fix their image..... A good group of ladies defending Bachmann and they are in the news because of it too. Maybe they hired a new PR person attempting to make them appear sincere, relevant and legit ;) Fail :)
16 posted on 08/09/2011 4:33:43 PM PDT by GodBlessUSA ( God Bless Our Military Heroes! ) (("Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them"))
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To: GodBlessUSA

Fail for sure!! Where are they every time Sarah is pilloried in the press??? hmmmm???

*crickets* on their part, THAT’S where!


17 posted on 08/09/2011 4:39:55 PM PDT by LUV W (It's the Obama Downgrade!)
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To: GodBlessUSA

Agreed. I don’t doubt it’s a PR ploy more than anything else.


18 posted on 08/09/2011 4:49:40 PM PDT by hawaiianninja (Palm note to self: Work towards a succesful 2012! +Throw the garbage out!)
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To: 5thGenTexan

Yeah, didn’t one of the rags post a photo of Glenn Beck with an equivalent headline, like “King of Rage” or something? Sounds like the feminazis — who obviously hate Bachmann as much as anyone — are trying to engage in a bit of misdirection here.

I think Bachmann has more important things on her mind than what an airhead like Tina Brown thinks of her. No one who’d even consider voting for any conservative pays attention to this tree-wasting rag anyway.


19 posted on 08/09/2011 4:52:32 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: Hunton Peck

Here’s the Time cover of “Mad Man” Glenn Beck.

http://www.glennbeck.com/content/articles/article/198/30754/


20 posted on 08/09/2011 5:13:32 PM PDT by Atlantan
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To: Atlantan

LOL! I actually kind of like the picture...like he’s giving it back to all the libs that actually read that rag! :)


21 posted on 08/09/2011 5:15:17 PM PDT by LUV W (It's the Obama Downgrade!)
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To: Atlantan
Ah, thanks. I knew there was something like that. Pretty much SOP for those Tweedle-dee and Tweedle-dumber trash periodicals.
22 posted on 08/09/2011 5:22:33 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: LUV W
Atlantic's photographer pulled this same partisan propaganda crap with McCain in 2008.

Lib Photographer Admits Making McCain Look Sinister for Mag Cover (newsbusters.org ^ | September 13, 2008 | Noel Sheppard)

She quickly posted her own additional manipulated photos of McCain to her website and vented her hatred of the GOP candidate.

The Atlantic should have Googled Jill Greenberg before hiring her (Michelle Malkin.com ^ | September 15, 2008 | Michelle Malkin)

23 posted on 08/09/2011 6:13:40 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The liberal press applauded when the NY Times hacked Newt Gingrich's phone calls.)
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To: LUV W; Timesink; martin_fierro; reformed_democrat; Loyalist; =Intervention=; PianoMan; GOPJ; ...
Media Schadenfreude and Media Shenanigans PING

The National Organization for Women (NOW) President Terry O'Neill said that the cover of the magazine's latest edition is "sexist" and referred to a simple test by the group's founder Gloria Steinem to explain how they determined that conclusion -- would the magazine do the same to a man.

The Feminazi speaks with a forked tounge. A woman DID do this to John McCain in 2008 (there was a photo shoot for Atlantic magazine and I've posted the links and pics in this thread)...

Now if she'd bothered to put out a press release when the LA Weekly (a Village Voice weekly paper) ran THIS racist and misogynist drawing of Condi Rice, she might've had some standing...


24 posted on 08/09/2011 6:21:23 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The liberal press applauded when the NY Times hacked Newt Gingrich's phone calls.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Totally disgusting....and totally predictable from the left. They are like teenage vandals...all their lives.


25 posted on 08/09/2011 6:25:33 PM PDT by LUV W (It's the Obama Downgrade!)
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To: a fool in paradise

Condi’s “eye” picture in USA Today.

http://www.alexanderjason.com/alteration-condi.htm


26 posted on 08/09/2011 6:27:41 PM PDT by Atlantan
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To: LUV W
What sickening is that they pretend that the previous 12 years of political propaganda didn't happen. And that such crap wasn't pulled in the 1980s during Reagan's administration.

Oh no, only Golden Boy Obama has been subjected to such harsh criticism. Give me a break. He SUPPORTS this trash.

He hired him to do THIS illegal wheat poster campaign even after admitting in a letter to being aware of his Bushitler stickers.

27 posted on 08/09/2011 6:43:45 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The liberal press applauded when the NY Times hacked Newt Gingrich's phone calls.)
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To: LUV W

Newsweak was


28 posted on 08/10/2011 4:28:18 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ....Rats carry plague)
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To: bert

LOL! Right!! :)


29 posted on 08/10/2011 5:09:06 AM PDT by LUV W (It's the Obama Downgrade!)
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