Paper Covers Rock!

Sorry, that was what immediately came to mind upon seeing this photo in a piece in The Atlantic:


Pictured:  the late President Hugo Chávez (Ven), President Dilma Rousseff (Brazil), President José Mujica (Uruguay), and  President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (Arg).

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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. Moosebreath says:

    Lizard poisons Spock!

    (just to show off my nerd credentials)

  2. CSK says:

    Mr. Rodney Dill, please pick up the white courtesy phone. Your next OTB Caption Contest Photo has been delivered.

  3. Tyrell says:

    Looks like that deal we used to do to see who bats first.

  4. James Joyner says:

    My reaction to the headline was that hard covers are actually much better

  5. dazedandconfused says:

    Nobody knows the sign for thermonuclear weapon, until they play me!

  6. CSK says:

    @James Joyner:

    Mine, too. Except that paperbacks are less expensive. There’s always a trade-off.

  7. rudderpedals says:

    @James Joyner: Your students might argue that a Marine would make it work, hard cover or bare headed.

  8. rodney dill says:

    @CSK: That immediately crossed my mind.