Michele Bachmann is on the New Yorker's cover [IMAGE]
President Obama has had fun at Michele Bachmann's expense in the past. On the cover of this week's New Yorker, illustrator Barry Blitt depicts Barack doing it once again.
The occasion this time is the announcement that 7.1 million people signed up for Obamacare before the end of March, a number surpassing the Obama administration's original seven million person goal.
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So while the president takes a figurative political victory lap, Blitt drew him literally giving Republicans their medicine:
MN's own Michele Bachmann takes her medicine on the cover of the "New Yorker" pic.twitter.com/p2bia47lQj-- Robert Moffitt (@justplainbob) April 8, 2014
Political symbolism aside, Blitt characterizes his cover as "just an elaborate excuse."
"I enjoyed drawing Ted Cruz, John Boehner, and Michele Bachmann as petulant children -- and I especially wanted to draw an open-mouthed Mitch McConnell being spoon-fed his meds," Blitt tells the New Yorker.
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Well, Bachmann's latest appearance on the cover of a major national magazine is at least more flattering for her than that infamous Newsweek "Queen of Rage" one, right?
We contacted Bachmann's spokesman seeking comment on the New Yorker cover but haven't heard back as this is published.
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