US magazines on Obama's re-election

Last updated 14:16 13/11/2012

Relevant offers

World

Nepal earthquake: Quake-aid need acute in Kathmandu, more so in villages Horror and hope in Cleveland: Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus tell their stories Quake tourism: Earthquake-ravaged Nepal tower a site for selfies Nepal earthquake death toll passes 3600 Trans-Pacific Partnership: President Obama shifts his pitch on huge trade deal Bali Nine's Chan marries ahead of execution Australian actor heads to Everest to find missing brother After my public shaming, reclaiming my dignity Nepal earthquake: New Zealanders sought after disaster Bali nine execution: 'Law 2/1964' dictates final hours of Australian pair

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