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‘The Obama Conquest’: Newsweek‘s
Election Cover Depicts Obama
As Napoleon

Mediaite, by Josh Feldman

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/8/2012 9:26:46 PM

Newsweek will be wrapping its print edition at the end of the year, at which time we can bid a fond farewell to all of the magazine’s amusing and sometimes outlandish covers. And it looks like they’re going out with a bang, because Newsweek‘s post-election cover depicts the president as Napoleon Bonaparte victorious after a battle, with the headline “The Obama Conquest.” The cover accompanies a story written by Daniel Klaidman tracking Obama’s years-long lucky streak in electoral politics. Here’s the full cover, as posted to Newsweek‘s Tumblr earlier today:

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Un.be.lievable. Just when you think they couldn't get any worse. I just can't believe we have to live through four more years of this. I feel like I'm still living in a nightmare.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 11/8/2012 9:29:03 PM     (No. 9001061)

Maybe Nero would be closer?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: woodsman, 11/8/2012 9:30:43 PM     (No. 9001067)

Benito

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Reply 3 - Posted by: arcady, 11/8/2012 9:34:46 PM     (No. 9001080)

I'm not going to bother with them since they're going the way of the Dodo. I can only guess they figure he ends up ruining America, losing a war and then living out the rest of his life on an island. Wonderful, just wonderful.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jgat, 11/8/2012 9:36:29 PM     (No. 9001081)

May Obama resemble Napoleon most at the battle of Borodino!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Evocatus, 11/8/2012 9:36:56 PM     (No. 9001083)

Caligula.

This will not end well or normally.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/8/2012 9:39:47 PM     (No. 9001087)

Perfect! Napolean had his Waterloo and was exiled to the island of Elba.
I'll settle for Hawaii.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: L.A. Guy, 11/8/2012 9:44:49 PM     (No. 9001096)

Leftist Racist rag.

Newsweek is bankrupt and going out of print.

Way to go out with class. These people are not Traditional Democrats, they are vicious Progressive Socialists and they're full of hate.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jackburton, 11/8/2012 9:46:56 PM     (No. 9001101)

Give him a white moustache and you have Captain Crunch.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Intentional, 11/8/2012 9:53:46 PM     (No. 9001111)

Pinhead.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mercedesops, 11/8/2012 9:56:56 PM     (No. 9001121)

The uniform is closer to Washington's than Bonaparte's

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mercedesops, 11/8/2012 9:59:30 PM     (No. 9001128)

Newsweek you are old,unread and history.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: thewarden, 11/8/2012 10:00:15 PM     (No. 9001129)

Cap'n Crunch. LOL. Thanks for ruining that sweet childhood memory for me.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/8/2012 10:02:06 PM     (No. 9001134)

Remember the "Obamacare will be his Waterloo" comment the media went nuts over? Looks like they're assisting in the prophecy.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/8/2012 10:17:05 PM     (No. 9001167)

Benedict Arnold!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 11/8/2012 10:18:54 PM     (No. 9001172)

Good. Exile him to Elba.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: smidgen, 11/8/2012 10:23:48 PM     (No. 9001187)

That picture made me laugh out loud. If it was another magazine I would swear they were making fun of him. Pathetic and hysterical. He looks like a real fool! If they meant this as a compliment they missed the boat.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 11/8/2012 10:30:25 PM     (No. 9001193)

Wasn't Napoleon short, gay and went insane?
Seems about right.
But I think kenyan idiot boy more closely resembles Caius Caesar, Caligula, "little boots." He started out as a Santa Claus and showered folks with gifts and money, but ended up forcing folks to worship him, spent extravagantly, rewarded his most loyal, confiscated rich folks property and killed them, invaded and robbed neighboring areas and well, luckily it didn't end well for him.


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Reply 18 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 11/8/2012 10:36:52 PM     (No. 9001207)

Our Napoleon rides side saddle.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: asu86pe, 11/8/2012 10:48:28 PM     (No. 9001234)

A quick 10 things about Napoleon v Obie:

1. "whiff of grapeshot" v "I got Bin Laden"

2. Josephine v Mooshel

3. Ends French Revolution v Ends US prosperity

4. Conquers Egypt v Surrenders Egypt

5. Institutes a new judicial system v Destroys the best judicial system

6. Declares himself Emperor for life v Deifies himself

7. Unifies Europe against himself v Unifies Europe against the US

8. Invades Russia in war v Speaks sweetly to Russia

9. Canning begins v Green energy ends

10. Egotistical v Narcissist




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Reply 20 - Posted by: DARling, 11/8/2012 10:48:33 PM     (No. 9001235)

#19, thanks for the laugh. I appreciated that one.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Janjan, 11/8/2012 11:10:41 PM     (No. 9001276)

The First Whench should give the 'let them eat cake' line. She lives it. Her butt shows it. They have nothing to lose now.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: ginadee, 11/8/2012 11:14:41 PM     (No. 9001282)

Gay as can be
and stuck with a wide-load wifey.


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Reply 23 - Posted by: LadyHen, 11/9/2012 1:17:41 AM     (No. 9001418)

Liberals never know their history. If they had, they certainly would not have chosen Napoleon of all historic "conquerors."

Napoleon entered the Russian heartland with 400,000 strong Grand Armee. He marginally won on the field of battle before Moscow but instead of a triumph into a conquered city, Moscow's governor burnt it TO THE GROUND leaving nothing but charred ash for Napoleon to feed his men. Napoleon may have "won" in the short term but he left Russia his tail between his legs with only 40,000 cold starving men retrenching to save his beloved France which even then was in peril.

Let the burning of America begin. Let Obama feed his army on the ashes of our discontent and see how many make it back over the Berezina. I suspect his minions are not made of very stern stuff and some deprivation is long overdue!!

We like the Russians in the Battle of Borodino can be "worthy of being invincible."

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Reply 24 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/9/2012 3:43:35 AM     (No. 9001496)

Their target audience can't read. No wonder they're going out of business.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: veritas, 11/9/2012 3:48:26 AM     (No. 9001502)

Remind me again, who's statue is that in Trafalgar Square?

#14: Nice. Good work. Though Jones once had an honest, useful job as a Pullman porter.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/9/2012 9:06:47 AM     (No. 9001977)

Because of the result of the Battle of Waterloo not too many people want to be characterized as Napoleon Bonaparte.

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