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Vladimir Putin Figure Skates Across the Front of 'The New Yorker'


Writes The New Yorker of its latest cover:

As fans of winter sports prepare to watch Russia host its first Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Barry Blitt—the artist behind this week’s cover, “Jury of His Peers”—puts a spotlight on the country’s President, Vladimir Putin. “Mr. Putin is a gift to caricaturists (but to humanity in general, not so much),” he says.

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  1. As someone on another blog asked, is Putin doing the triple putz in that picture?

    Posted by: Drew | Jan 28, 2014 10:11:50 AM

  2. NOOOOOO!!! He needed to be SHIRTLESS!

    Posted by: Book | Jan 28, 2014 10:43:59 AM

  3. This is demeaning to effeminate men and figure skaters everywhere.

    Posted by: cooley | Jan 28, 2014 10:52:29 AM

  4. Looks like he's on thin ice.

    Posted by: Jack M | Jan 28, 2014 11:06:46 AM

  5. Makes you wonder what Dubya really saw when he looked into Pootie-Poot's eyes and got a sense of his soul. A kindred spirit, perhaps?

    Posted by: Condi | Jan 28, 2014 12:27:03 PM


    Posted by: steven | Jan 28, 2014 12:39:42 PM

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