Germany’s Der Spiegel has put out a lot of covers that don’t put Donald Trump in a flattering light. From flames rising behind the mogul to a destructive meteor made to look just like him, the covers haven’t been subtle, but nothing could be as blunt as what they revealed today.
Wir sind so gefickt. pic.twitter.com/y3YpzWD3sR
— Emmy Bengtson (@EmmyA2) February 3, 2017
Just in case you can’t tell what that’s supposed to be…
— Tasneem N (@TasneemN) February 3, 2017
Just kidding. Everyone can see that this is a clear representation of Trump ripping the head off of America’s most enduring symbol of democracy and promise.
Ahhh I couldn’t tell https://t.co/1S4J2EcSDW
— Brett LoGiurato (@BrettLoGiurato) February 3, 2017
Ohhhhhhhh now I get ithttps://t.co/IeKUcNKsAg
— Alex Burns (@alexburnsNYT) February 3, 2017
A German newspaper, depicting Trump beheading Liberty, in the fashion he constantly invokes ISIS beheadings, beside his anti-Semitic mantra.
— Melissa McEwan (@Shakestweetz) February 3, 2017
Anyway, reactions have been pouring in.
The New Yorker, all somber. Der Spiegel, not fucking around (and nailing it). pic.twitter.com/Ea1oKHGrnQ
— Dan Savage (@fakedansavage) February 3, 2017
National image improving bigly https://t.co/K5RO3WHt6T
— Brendan Nyhan (@BrendanNyhan) February 3, 2017
I’m not being sarcastic at all when I say that this is still too subtle. https://t.co/x16A6YrPqn
— Amelia Gapin (@EntirelyAmelia) February 3, 2017
Der Spiegel wins this round pic.twitter.com/mqk9BbCNqY
— raphael brion (@raphael_brion) February 3, 2017
— JoeMyGod (@JoeMyGod) February 3, 2017
The Statue of Liberty should be holding his head……..all in due time. https://t.co/CycREZ8bq4
— SansPOTUS2017 (@atruechula) February 3, 2017
The Germans have always been a subtle people. https://t.co/yzvtFgJ4jI
— Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) February 3, 2017
In case anyone was confused, this is how the world sees the new presidency. https://t.co/LHtlKod8vs
— Morgan Spurlock (@MorganSpurlock) February 3, 2017
Germans don’t play pic.twitter.com/Do1sovsGgv
— rabia chaudry (@rabiasquared) February 3, 2017
What do you think of it?
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