The 10 Most Controversial Mag Covers (Recently) Published

These images shocked, awed, made you buy and/or made you talk

8. Michele Bachmann's Crazy Eyes Are Looking Right Through Me

Whether or not you agree with Tea Party tenets, this Minnesota Republican certainly didn't make it all the way to Congress (or the Iowa caucuses) by being clinically insane. But in this photo, it looks like she's not only crazy, but also ready to kill, kill, kill—and the "Rage" coverline doesn't do much to dispel that impression. Newsweek got a lot of flack for this eye-opening cover, which was called politically biased, sexist and just plain unfair. 

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