newyorkercover.jpgAs someone who recently ran an image of Vice President Dick Cheney’s face in the cartoon body of Elmer Fudd to illustrate a story about coverage for wayward hunters, I sympathize with editors at “The New Yorker” who took such a verbal beating this week over the publication’s controversial cover satirizing all the fearsome, ignorant misconceptions about Sen. Barack Obama. For those “offended” by the image, or who find it “tasteless,” I say, get over it! This country is too sensitive and politically correct for its own good.

Yes, the cartoon image of presidential candidate Obama clad in what might be described as Middle Eastern garb, fist-bumping a wife drawn to look like a 1960s radical, in front of a fireplace with an American flag burning in it and a portrait of Osama bin Laden above it, is no doubt provocative.

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