Critic Andrea Tantaros says the closeup on the October 4, 2008 Newsweek cover was atypically left untouched to coincide with the content of the article that emphasized that Sarah Palin is mediocre and appealing to the folks — not the elite intellectuals. Tantaros says the message from Newsweek was that the folks of America are happy to accept mediocrity.
Newsweek title for October 4, 2008
She’s One of the Folks:
and that’s the problem
A clear slap in the face showing facial hair.
“So we all haven’t waxed our upper lip every once in awhile. Demanding that politicians get touched up like supermodels is going too far.”
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