Even Newsweek’s The Daily Beast blog is noting that some think the magazine’s cover photo of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is sexist and makes her look demented.
NOW President Terry O’Neill called the picture sexist in The Daily Caller.
Jonathan Capehart in the Washington Post caught the crazy aspect: “There’s no denying that Bachmann firmly believes what she believes. Some might think she’s crazy because of it. Cover photos like this one help to cement that image.”
Newsweek editor in chief Tina Brown in a statement: “Michele Bachmann’s intensity is galvanizing voters in Iowa right now and Newsweek’s cover captures that.”
To back up that “intensity” theme, Newsweek released eight other photos taken by the same free-lancer who shot the cover photo. They do seem to all focus on the “driven” part of her personality.