getting better as President Bush and McCain claim. Obama also said that Gen. David Petraeus, the outgoing leader of U.S. military operations in Iraq, is doing a “terrific job with the cards that have been dealt to him.”
A spokesperson from The New Yorker says that there were currently no definite plans to do a similar satirical cover with McCain.
“Every day that The New Yorker cover is on the front page is a day that Obama’s message is being obscured,” Fauntroy says. “We aren’t talking about healthcare, foreign policy, or the address he made [Tuesday] to the NAACP.”