Flashback: Newsweek's Adulatory 2008 Obama Cover Portraits

With outrage from right to left over Newsweek's 'Queen of Rage' cover story photo of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann in which she looks crazy, or at least empty-headed, a look back at how during the last campaign the magazine, under previous ownership, made sure candidate Barack Obama always looked presidential.

The image below was collated for the 'Scrapbook' page in the July 28, 2008 Weekly Standard, which dubbed Newsweek 'Obamaweek' and illustrated the media's infatuation with Obama by displaying images of six Newsweek covers featuring Obama.

- Brent Baker is Vice President for Research and Publications at the Media Research Center. Click here to follow Brent Baker on Twitter.