Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Satirical Limits

Well Street Cred readers, what say you:

Is this cover of the New Yorker too offensive, even for satire? Or does it make an important point about how offensive the latest stereotypes about Obama really are. Like they mention in the article, the Bush administration has been satired on the cover of the New Yorker many many times. Is it the racial aspect of this that seems so offensive to us? Does it make a difference that it's an image? That it's on the cover of the New Yorker? Why doesn't it offend us as much when it's in words? What's your take on the satirical attempt - powerful or tasteless?

Read more here: Obama Camp Doesn't Do Satire

2 comments:

Ben said...

I actually thought it was both hilarious and poignant.

Ben said...

Have you seen the newest controversy?