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Sep 17, 2013

Time Mag Promotes Putin, Except in U.S.

Time magazine sometimes uses different covers for its editions in the United States, Asia, the South Pacific and “Europe, Middle East and Africa” marketplaces, but those covers are not used as political statements. Not this time. On all world-wide editions, the cover of the September 16 issue is Russian president Vladimir Putin against a black...

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putinTime magazine sometimes uses different covers for its editions in the United States, Asia, the South Pacific and “Europe, Middle East and Africa” marketplaces, but those covers are not used as political statements.

Not this time.

On all world-wide editions, the cover of the September 16 issue is Russian president Vladimir Putin against a black background with the caption “America’s weak and waffling, Russia’s rich and resurgent.”

usBut in the U.S., the magazine’s cover is a football player against a sky-blue background promoting pay for college athletes.

How ironic…According to Time, the world is focused on Russia’s dominance while America plays football.

Is Time making a correct political statement?

What does this mean for the U.S. and our position in world politics?

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