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June 26, 2008

Portrait Update

Obama-Rolling-Stone

Who needs this cut-and-paste when there is some really good portraiture out there.

In this obviously sympathetic cover, I wonder if RS felt it could best help out by giving prominent play — Obama’s glance also highlighting the region –  to the flag pin.  Also, I don’t know what kind of touch up was involved, but this is the first time I’ve notice the gray hair.  Looks to close the calendar gap with Mac a bit.

Real-Mccain

And, a great example of how the Europeans feel free to see Mac for the crass act he is.



The real McCain (The Guardian)

A Conversation With Barack Obama (Jann Wenner – Rolling Stone)

(h/t: Michael. image 1: unattributed on-line. image 2: Mary Altaffer/AP. )

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