The June 24, 2013 issue of The New Yorker magazine rips the Obama administration over revelations about its massive surveillance program, in the most elegant way possible, with one of its classic, trademark illustrations. Sometimes less is more.
As Pierre Trudeau famously said, “There’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation.” Those words way back in 1967 caused a tidal wave of controversy that rippled across the entire nation. I guess Uncle Sam didn’t get the memo.
According to The Blaze (an online journal): “The artist who created the cover, Richard McGuire, reportedly told the New Yorker, "George Orwell’s ghost is shaking his head saying, ‘I told you so.’"
Here’s a tune by Joe Jackson (written for Ronald Regan) that is appropriate for viewing this cover. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-iBsaNUdV4