Taliban vs. Annie Leibovitz

Carolyn O’Hara notices (via Wonkette) something odd about this week’s editions of Newsweek magazine:

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All editions save the U.S. variant (i.e., the primary one) put the story of the resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan on the cover. What knocks it off in America? A photo essay profile of Annie Leibovitz entitled “My Life in Pictures.”

Hmmm.

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Comments

  1. Gay Orbit says:

    Periscope, Tip Sheet, and some of their special reports. Also, Anna Quindlen can be pretty good. I will continue to subscribe. The Newsweek story on Afghanistan is here. The Leibovitz story is here. You decide what’s more important. (Graphic via James Joyner)

  2. Does Leibovitz have a new book coming out?

  3. By golly, she does.

    That answers that.

  4. By golly she does have a book coming out next month. That answers that.

  5. MrGone says:

    This is just one more example of the liberal media trying at all costs to embarrass Bush, particularly before November. Just like the NYT holding that wiretap story till after the 04 election. Damn the liberal media!

  6. Newsweek Chooses to Sell Book Instead of News with Cover…

    When seeing this graphic at Outside the Beltway I started singing “One of these things is not like the other….”……