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The New Yorker’s ‘Broken Windows’ Cover Perfectly Sums Up Trump’s Presidency

The magazine totally nailed it with its latest cover

by #TeamEBONY, March 31, 2017

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Donald Trump hasn’t even been in office for three months, but it feels much longer. So far, during his tenure in the White House, the real estate magnate has failed to repeal Obamacare, started a war within his own Republican caucus, had his proposed travel bans stopped in court, rolled back key environmental policies, and is under investigation by the FBI.

It’s been one hell of a few months, and while we’ve gone from one breaking news story to another (and we’re tired, aren’t you?), Trump has been spending nearly every weekend golfing down at his Florida resort.

And that’s why the latest cover of The New Yorker is so on point. Illustrated by Barry Blitt, the artwork shows a plump Trump knocking holes in the White House windows with his golf balls.

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Over on the publication’s website, Blitt explained the inspiration for cover.

“I see that the word ‘duffer’ is defined as ‘a person inexperienced at something, especially at playing golf,” he said. “That’s the word that comes to mind as I watch President Trump plowing one drive after another through the glass windows of American politics.”

Once again, Blitt and the New Yorker nailed it!

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