US magazines on Obama's re-election

Last updated 14:16 13/11/2012

Relevant offers

World

Donald Trump promised millions to charity, but less than $15,000 can be found over seven years Three missing in head-on train collision in Texas Robert Scollay: A Brexit-free lunch for Britain? Probably not Istanbul airport attack: Police officer 'tackled suicide bomber before blast' Kiwis caught up in Ikea funiture recall after six children crushed Brexit: An opportunity for a more united, integrated Europe? Or coping with the unexpected? California gets go-ahead to vote on legalisation of marijuana Venezuelans are storming supermarkets and attacking trucks as food supplies dwindle 'I miss Daddy': Family's anguish after father bullied into suicide Nasa rocket clears hurdle on path to Mars

US magazines are often known for their covers. The New Yorker's ironic cover of Barack and Michelle Obama as terrorists caused much uproar in 2008, as did Newsweek's 'Muslim Rage' cover earlier this year. The magazines were at it again this week, following the re-election of Barack Obama as president.

Bloomberg Buisnessweek's was perhaps most striking, presenting an aged and weary Obama in 2016, with a backup version showing Romney. Newsweek decided to portray Obama as Napoleon, emphasising the percieved strategic advantage of the Obama campaign. The New Yorker stayed simple, with a painting by Mark Ulriksen of the Empire State Building illuminated in blue by CNN.

Check out the covers in the gallery above.

Ad Feedback

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content