US magazines on Obama's re-election

01:52, Nov 13 2012
Magazine covers on Obama's reelection
Bloomberg Buisnessweek's cover, which imagines Obama in four years.
Magazine covers on Obama's reelection
Bloomberg Buisnessweek's alternate cover, which they had ready in case of a Romney win.
Magazine covers on Obama's reelection
The New Yorker's cover, showing the Empire State Building displaying blue for Obama lights.
Magazine covers on Obama's reelection
New York Magazine's cover.
Magazine covers on Obama's reelection
Time's cover for its international edition.
Magazine covers on Obama's reelection
Newsweek, known for controversial covers, showing Obama as Napoleon.
Magazine covers on Obama's reelection
Left leaning Las Vegas Citylife had two covers ready.

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.

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