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

Barry Blitt Delivers Again

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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.)

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

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Sep 29, 2016
Barry Blitt
The New Yorker
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