What Are They Trying To Say?

BAGnewsNotes offers another cover shot to consider: Considering its publication a little over a week before the American election, where is this co

BAGnewsNotes offers another cover shot to consider:

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Considering its publication a little over a week before the American election, where is this cover going? Here are some possibilities to get you started.

This is:

... a subtle poke at Bush/Blair for having dumbed down foreign policy to the slogan level.

... confirmation that the American election has come down to a war referendum.

... an acknowledgment, now virtually irrefutable by the military and Republicans, that we have to -- somehow -- get out.

... a political reminder (and assist to the conservatives) that the liberals don't have any good answers either.

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Michael brings up an interesting point, actually several. The Economist is hardly a card-carrying member of the "liberal media" and it is just days before the election. What message could the editors be trying to give us?


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