newyorker:

Cover Story: Tent Show

“Anybody who believes they have to run our country, the fact that they go ahead and run for the Presidency of the United States—that automatically disqualifies them in my eyes. Who would want this job?” says Bob Staake, this week’s cover artist. He adds, “I love the way it is right now: we’ve just got these nutcases running on the Republican side. For a satirist or any sort of political observer, it’s just incredible.”

Click through for a slide show of political covers that involve animals, and visit The Political Scene for more coverage of the 2012 election: http://nyr.kr/wv01Oh

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Armchair anthropologist, sometime scribe, freelance philosopher, amateur artist, part-time poet, musical maven, alliteration aficionado.

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newyorker:

Cover Story: Tent Show

“Anybody who believes they have to run our country, the fact that they go ahead and run for the Presidency of the United States—that automatically disqualifies them in my eyes. Who would want this job?” says Bob Staake, this week’s cover artist. He adds, “I love the way it is right now: we’ve just got these nutcases running on the Republican side. For a satirist or any sort of political observer, it’s just incredible.”

Click through for a slide show of political covers that involve animals, and visit The Political Scene for more coverage of the 2012 election: http://nyr.kr/wv01Oh

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The Sleepcoat League

Armchair anthropologist, sometime scribe, freelance philosopher, amateur artist, part-time poet, musical maven, alliteration aficionado.

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