Donald Trump Is Miss Congeniality on The New Yorker's Latest Cover

Barry Blitt Delivers Again

Published On
Sep 29, 2016

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Donald Trump is once again The New Yorker's coverboy -- or girl ... or something. In a Barry Blitt illustration for the magazine's Oct. 10 issue, which hits newsstands next week, a plump, tearful Trump is shown walking down a runway, a bouquet of flowers in one hand and a "Miss Congeniality" sash across his ample bosom. (Previously, Blitt depicted Trump bellyflopping into the GOP pool for the July 27, 2015 New Yorker cover.)

Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker's art editor, offers background on the new cover in a "Culture Desk" note posted at

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