Pictures: Controversial magazine covers
From Time to Rolling Stone to Entertainment Weekly, these magazine covers became the news.
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New Yorker: Barack and Michelle Obama as radicals( New Yorker / November 22, 2013 )
Release a magazine cover with a presumptive Democratic presidential nominee in Muslim garb, and adorn his wife in militant underground attire and armed with an AK-47, and there's sure to be a seismic reaction. And did we mention the burning U.S. flag? When the then-presidential hopeful happens to be Barack Obama, drawn here on the cover of The New Yorker in the midst of a so-called "terrorist fist jab" with his wife Michelle, attempts at fun-natured satire are sure to be lost on the involved parties.
Issue date: July 21, 2008