VF’s Headline of ‘Hate’


Vanity Fair’s Tuesday afternoon headline:
Hate Sells: Why Liberal Magazines Are Suffering Under Obama

And it’s bipartisan hatred they’re referring to. Featured are The Nation and National Review.

The caption: “Which magazine should really be happy about the Obama presidency?”

An excerpt:
The George W. Bush years were good for more than just oilfield-services companies and waterboard manufacturers. They were also a boon for liberal political magazines, whose circulation soared on the wings of the Bush hatred that swept much of the country. The paid circulation (subscriptions plus newsstand sales) of The Nation nearly doubled from 2001 to 2005, that of Mother Jones rose by 37 percent, and that of Harper’s Magazine by 7 percent.

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