Ed Driscoll

They Do And They Do And They Do For You, And This Is The Thanks They Get

Obama is none too happy with the latest Newsweek cover (pictured below; curiously, I don’t recall any complaints from the POTUS with the TOTUS about this one):

090729_newsweek_163Speaking at a town hall meeting in Raleigh, N.C., President Obama defended his stimulus plan and poked fun at Newsweek …

… for its latest cover, declaring: “The Recession is Over.”

“I don’t know whether you’ve seen the cover of the latest Newsweek magazine on the rack at the grocery store, but the cover says: ‘The Recession is Over,'” Obama said, prompting chuckles in the audience.

“I imagine you might have found that news a little startling,” he continued, to more laughter. “I know I did.”

Tossed under the bus — and after all the Washington Post’s weekly opinion magazine has done for their “sort of God” (and these are just a sampling from last year):

WS080728NewsweekObama480