IT'S FUNNY CUZ IT'S TRUE  5:31 pm July 18, 2008

Greatest Ever New Yorker Cover

by Ken Layne

Inside: Funny therapist cartoons!“No one would do such a cover of McCain, playing into the most damaging rumors, but imagine this: a jaunty young John, in his pilot uniform, sitting comfortably and chatting with his Vietnamese captors. Two gorgeous gals serve his every wish. He is smoking a cigar and drinking a martini. In the next room other POWs are being intensively interrogated. Ha ha, Republicans?” [Cover by Jeremy Glass, inspired by Blorts and Lew Rockwell ... wait, what?]

 
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El Bombastico July 18, 2008 at 5:43 pm

He at least got the teeth right. On McCain, I mean… not on the stereotypical evil buck-toothed Asian. It’s the right hue of yellow.

Inadequate Blackmail July 18, 2008 at 5:49 pm

“I don’t know anything about satire, but I know what I like.”

Crow T. Robot July 18, 2008 at 5:51 pm

It’s funny ’cause it’s true.

shortsshortsshorts July 18, 2008 at 5:52 pm

My reality has been devastated by the lack of walnuts in this depiction. Therefore it is not authentic.

greatgooglymoogly July 18, 2008 at 5:54 pm

I’d rather see one of McCain dressed up in a black leather sex-slave-boy outfit and a spike collar, doing tricks for a bunch of debauched fat-cat donors and/or corporate bigshots, while Cindy stands off in the background wearing her dominatrix outfit. Or maybe that’s not “ironic” enough.

ManchuCandidate July 18, 2008 at 6:02 pm

“Hey GI, I ruv you rong time. Suckee suckee like gilfliend back home?”

Truculent July 18, 2008 at 6:03 pm

Numbah 10

V572625694 July 18, 2008 at 6:07 pm

How about a picture of Charles Keating blowing him. Okay, okay, that really happened. But still! Think of the artistic possibilities.

shortsshortsshorts July 18, 2008 at 6:10 pm

[re=39697]greatgooglymoogly[/re]: *fap fap fap fap fap fap*

ronaldpagan July 18, 2008 at 6:11 pm

His crippled wife should be crying in the distance.

Guppy06 July 18, 2008 at 6:14 pm

[re=39698]ManchuCandidate[/re]: If girlfliend back home was as good at the suki suki, he might not have kicked her to the curb.

tunamelt July 18, 2008 at 6:22 pm

McCain looks very well-preserved in that image. Like dipped in formaldehyde.

anabellum July 18, 2008 at 6:32 pm

perfect…

Delicious July 18, 2008 at 6:38 pm

So that’s the VIP room at a Hanoi Hilton. Good for John.

jimh July 18, 2008 at 6:38 pm

Where is the outrage?
WAKE UP PEOPLE

teebob2000 July 18, 2008 at 6:49 pm

I hadn’t seen the full cover yet. By me the stores keep New Yorker is up on the top shelf and covered, between Juggs and Hot Rod.

murality July 18, 2008 at 6:54 pm

[re=39697]greatgooglymoogly[/re]: ass2ass

loquaciousmusic July 18, 2008 at 7:15 pm

[re=39743]teebob2000[/re]: That’s cool, bro. I know a lot of people who masturbate to Roz Chast cartoons.

liquiddaddy July 18, 2008 at 7:23 pm

I thought he looks like Hugh Hefner. Are people really allowed to still draw Asian men caricatures like that anymore?

lessreal July 18, 2008 at 7:24 pm

There is no campaign finance reform in the champagne room. Yeah, we sure found that one out the hard way…

Anita Cocktail July 18, 2008 at 7:35 pm

[re=39720]tunamelt[/re]: I think it’s all that botox in his forehead.

Anita Cocktail July 18, 2008 at 7:36 pm

[re=39696]shortsshortsshorts[/re]: Plus the Asian woman isn’t wearing her Slim Slacks.

lessreal July 18, 2008 at 7:38 pm

The lass feeling up McCain’s chest appears a little concerned, like she just found a lump.

PoliticalGraffiti July 18, 2008 at 7:42 pm

i believe in equal opportunity hatred. touche

Canmon (the Inadequate) July 18, 2008 at 7:43 pm

Why are there no Republicans posting how they think this is outrageous and offensive this is on any of those blogs or this one?

moldilox July 18, 2008 at 7:54 pm

an obvious fake, can’t be a new yorker cover without the black vertical stripe on the left hand side.

Street Organizer July 18, 2008 at 8:01 pm

Wait. Huh? Why is a oriental man attached to John McCain’s groin? Wait! Whoaa-no! Is the New Yorker implying that John McCain has a parasitic Vietnamese twin?! :(

Pelagius July 18, 2008 at 8:24 pm

[re=39778]Canmon (the Inadequate)[/re]: Because Republicans still have their superior sense of satire (e.g. The 1/2 Hour News Hour) intact.

masterdebater July 18, 2008 at 8:51 pm

What is that girl doing to our war hero? That could be misconstrued.

Wee Mousie July 18, 2008 at 10:01 pm

What? No John McCain as the late Richard Widmark, playing Tommy Udo in Kiss of Death, shoving Carol McCain’s wheelchair down the staircase in his rush to reach Cindy’s trust fund?

sanantonerose July 18, 2008 at 10:53 pm

Is that George Peppard?

Ten years ago / In 1972, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn’t commit. These men promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade to the Los Angeles underground. Today, still wanted by the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune. If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire… The McCain Team.

josereyes.theroof July 18, 2008 at 11:36 pm

[re=39765]lessreal[/re]: R.I.P. Gerald Levert.

(Still amazed a pop-gospel singer would appear on a song titled “No Sex (in the Champagne Room)”.)

Neilist July 19, 2008 at 12:38 am

You can make fun of those Pinko Commie Gooks if you like.

But they were wayyyyyyy too smart to let Walnuts near the controls of one of their expensive MiG-17s (or worse, an even more expensive MiG-21).

With John “Whoops! I Did It AGAIN!” McCain on flight duty, the North Vietnamese Air Force would have been reduced to ground unit within a couple of weeks, tops!

regisgoat July 19, 2008 at 7:18 am

Hmm. Funny in the abstract, but too few people are accusing McC. of singing like a canary when those yellow devils got him. Now, hear me out, what if he was in an old folks home eating mac and cheese and staring off into space…

RuperttheBear July 19, 2008 at 9:20 am

Where’s the one with him dumping Carol or whatever the hell her name is out of her wheelchair and offering it to Cindy dressed up like a JonBenet Ramsey ballernina cowgirl? WHERE IS THAT ONE?

HomoPolitico July 19, 2008 at 2:34 pm

Meanwhile, Cindy should be in the backround, mainlining meth into her viens and buying little brown children with cash.

AlexisHidell July 19, 2008 at 3:03 pm

[re=39831]sanantonerose[/re]: Yes, and that is not a racist caricature of an East Asian man – it’s “Howlin’ Mad” Murdoch in clever disguise.

bitchincamaro July 19, 2008 at 3:15 pm

I call bullshit. Since when did The New Yorker start using photos for their covers?

RuperttheBear July 19, 2008 at 3:37 pm

[re=39789]Pelagius[/re]: Is “Salon.com” latin for “retarded”?

sanantonerose July 19, 2008 at 5:32 pm

[re=39921]AlexisHidell[/re]: And the pretty Asian lady is Templeton “Faceman” Peck!

ElmerDinkley July 20, 2008 at 12:29 am

Walnuts shit ain’t too buku.

mlee1 July 20, 2008 at 11:32 pm

That doesn’t look like Walnuts. Needs more face cancer.

Face cancer which is exclusively transmitted by bukkake. Must be how that second pretty Asian lady became Michelle Malkin.

and NOOOOO!!! By posting this comic, Wonkette has been tricked into giving “greater currency” to Lew Rockwell Paultard propaganda.

P.S. have some more Obama hentai:
http://kitsch-posh.com/2008/07/18/a-catchy-headline-surprise-kitsch-posh-obama-comic/

Grizzly July 21, 2008 at 11:21 am

The most “damaging rumor” I’ve heard about McCain is that he is as old as the pyramids and has an ugly face. Also that he can’t turn on a computer.

Jesus, if anything this cover makes him look *more* legitimate…

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