Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
November 17, 2008
POLITICS: Saluting History

Yes, this is the actual picture gracing the back cover of the NY Daily News' "Man of History" special edition:


He really should stop doing that. (UPDATE: Here, too).

If you are wondering, November 2 was the last time the Daily News didn't have Obama's picture on the front page.

Howard Kurtz has more on the media gold rush of fawning Obama commemoratives.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:20 PM | Politics 2008 | Comments (4) | TrackBack (0)

Good work Crank. I suppose the possibility that his index finger might also be extended and resting on his face is lost on you.

Please promise you will keep this blog going for the next 8 years.

Posted by: MKD at November 17, 2008 1:55 PM

Ahhhhh, yes!!! Most married men wear their wedding rings on their middle fingers, how could we forget...errrrrrrrrr :-\

Posted by: Brian K at November 17, 2008 3:53 PM

MKD, look at the index finger knuckle. If you can extend your index finger with the knuckle at that angle you're more flexible than I am, and I'm double-jointed.

Posted by: Crank at November 17, 2008 4:16 PM

Dude actually has only a thumb and three fingers, like Homer Simpson.

Posted by: Attila (Pillage Idiot) at November 17, 2008 9:23 PM
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