Satire or slur?

The New Yorker finds itself in the heat of the spotlight today after publishing an interesting and suddenly controversial examination of the rise of Barack Obama from Chicago social activist to Presidential candidate.

In Ryan Lizza’s portrait, Obama’s political acumen is explored as he makes the journey from Chicago’s streets through the Illinois statehouse and on to the US Capital and his eventual date with destiny later this summer in Denver.

While his article, some fifteen pages of detailed examination of every conceivable aspect of Obama’s political career will be of great interest to the truly dedicated political observer, it’s the famed New Yorker cover that is attracting all the attention at the moment…

( from  the blog a town called podunk,  click on the link below to see the entire article … 2179465340 )-