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CHQ Poll: Newsweek Cover Slamming Obama Just Good Marketing

Newsweek coverThe editor of Newsweek, Tina Brown, is a Certified Liberal, yet the cover of the new Newsweek is brutal: a full-page photo of President Obama looking backwards over his shoulder advertising an article titled, “Hit the Road, Barack: Why We Need a New President.”

When asked whether this signifies media Democrats starting to distance themselves from a sinking ship or just good marketing, 44% of those responding said it was just good marketing, while 31% saw a movement by the media away from Obama. 10% saw some sort of payback from Newsweek editor Tina Brown, a long-time supporter of Hillary Clinton’s.

We asked:  “Newsweek’s cover “Hit the Road, Barack: Why We Need a New President” is brutal. The editor of Newsweek is Tina Brown, a Certified Liberal. What does this signify?”

You responded:

44% said it’s just a circulation-generating cover, nothing more. Dollars rule.

31% said liberals feel either betrayed or disappointed by Obama, and are fleeing the sinking ship.

16% said they have no idea what, if any, significance there is to the Newsweek cover.

10% said the cover is retribution from a Hillaryite. Hillary was her first Newsweek cover when Brown took over, and featured her before, too.