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Anyone try to buy a Newsweek?
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Posted on 08/21/2012 6:10:12 PM PDT by matt04

Anyone try to buy a copy of the Newsweek with the "Hit the Road Obama" cover? I stopped in my local B&N to try to get one. They didn't have any on the shelf and the clerk said they sold out within a few hours of getting them in. Same with a a local CVS and Walgreens.

This is probably the most they have sold in years.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: newsweak; newsweek; obama
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1 posted on 08/21/2012 6:10:17 PM PDT by matt04
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To: matt04

we should just let them go out of business


2 posted on 08/21/2012 6:14:31 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL

I thought we already had...


3 posted on 08/21/2012 6:15:58 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: matt04
This is probably the most they have sold in years.

Hope they get the message. ;-)

4 posted on 08/21/2012 6:16:25 PM PDT by doc1019 (Given my choices, I will not be voting this time around.)
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To: GeronL

Exactly. Let them go out of business.

This was just a pathetic attempt to be relevant and far away from November.


5 posted on 08/21/2012 6:16:54 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: GeronL

A guy with some savvy...could buy the magazine and move it out of New York....to some place in Kansas. Reform the pitch and offer up a lean-Conservative opinions....and it’d likely be an easy item to market to Americans. I believe it’d move back into profitable status with six months and it’d prove a number of points.


6 posted on 08/21/2012 6:17:18 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: matt04

Democrats bought them all up. I think they have discovered a way to profitability.


7 posted on 08/21/2012 6:18:01 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: matt04

I wouldn’t put it past the dems to put it out to their coven members to buy every magazine to keep it from the public view.


8 posted on 08/21/2012 6:18:30 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: matt04

It was just the “token anti Obama” edition of Newsweak. They usually have ONE...once a year.

For the next few months until November, it will be all “obama is the greatest” editions back to back.


9 posted on 08/21/2012 6:19:11 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

The winner.


10 posted on 08/21/2012 6:19:20 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: pepsionice

I think that was called the Weekly Standard, although the lean-conservative part is often kind of iffy


11 posted on 08/21/2012 6:19:26 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: All

The reason for the cover was to sell copies. It worked.


12 posted on 08/21/2012 6:19:44 PM PDT by Terry Mross (To all my relatives and former friends: Do not contact me if you still love obama.)
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To: matt04

Even money says that the copy at your library has already been rendered missing.


13 posted on 08/21/2012 6:20:47 PM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: max americana

bump


14 posted on 08/21/2012 6:21:26 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: matt04
Maybe Newsweek sees the Writing on the wall ?


15 posted on 08/21/2012 6:24:21 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

If that’s the case I bet the DNC will reimburse the people that buy and destroy them. Time for another fundraising email begging for $3.


16 posted on 08/21/2012 6:25:30 PM PDT by matt04
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To: GeronL
" we should just let them go out of business " yes, but, not until this edition of Newsweek runs it's course of bad news and bad press for Obama

17 posted on 08/21/2012 6:27:26 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: matt04
Anyone try to buy a Newsweek?

I refuse until which time they make Joy Behar the centerfold.


18 posted on 08/21/2012 6:30:17 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: South40

Holy heck batman. Yikes.


19 posted on 08/21/2012 6:31:23 PM PDT by commonguymd
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To: matt04

20 posted on 08/21/2012 6:31:46 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now

Mommy what’s a Library?


21 posted on 08/21/2012 6:32:14 PM PDT by al baby (“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”)
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To: South40

Darwin was wrong.


22 posted on 08/21/2012 6:32:37 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: matt04

Well, Newsweek finally had a story that was factual and relevant for a change instead of their constant liberal pap. I wonder if they’ll realize that truth can sell news magazines or they’ll just go back to their yellow “journalism” and failure.


23 posted on 08/21/2012 6:33:37 PM PDT by Bullish (Liars aren't always thieves but thieves are ALWAYS liars)
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To: matt04

No, I will use library.


24 posted on 08/21/2012 6:34:51 PM PDT by jennychase
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

“...their coven members”.
ROFL!!!


25 posted on 08/21/2012 6:41:07 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (What if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today.)
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To: GeronL

As well as National Review. I didn’t renew years ago when it became too left leaning.


26 posted on 08/21/2012 6:42:35 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: pepsionice

A guy with some savvy...could buy the magazine and move it out of New York....to some place in Kansas. Reform the pitch and offer up a lean-Conservative opinions....and it’d likely be an easy item to market to Americans. I believe it’d move back into profitable status with six months and it’d prove a number of points.


Let’s do it. I got $.50. We’re halfway there.


27 posted on 08/21/2012 6:42:37 PM PDT by 98ZJ USMC
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To: South40

Oy vay! Almost as bad as Eunice Shriver.


28 posted on 08/21/2012 6:43:41 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (What if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today.)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice
I wouldn’t put it past the dems to put it out to their coven members to buy every magazine to keep it from the public view.

If only one copy got into the hands of a normal American, that cover will be available world wide in high resolution by next week.

If they don't want to sell more copies of their moribund magazine, that's their choice.

29 posted on 08/21/2012 6:46:42 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: South40

LOLOL Is she wearing a studded dawg collar?


30 posted on 08/21/2012 6:47:14 PM PDT by Forty-Niner (The barely bare, berry bear formerly known as..........Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: South40

It’a not only Joy Behar without makeup, it’s Joy Behar
without makeup and sporting a leather slave collar.
An unbeatable one-two punch!
Well, she is pushin’ 70, but she stills looks like hell!


31 posted on 08/21/2012 6:47:19 PM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: matt04

I’m calling this “Chick-fil-A Syndrome”. Tell folks the truth, and you get a big audience.


32 posted on 08/21/2012 6:50:23 PM PDT by jttpwalsh
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To: publius911
OK
So I was wrong.
I didn't scroll down far enough.
33 posted on 08/21/2012 6:54:35 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: South40

Nuke the Stalinist dog-collared bitch from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.


34 posted on 08/21/2012 6:55:24 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: clintonh8r; Cowgirl of Justice

I was thinking of that poor girl in “Absence of Malice” running around the neighborhood grabbing up all the newspapers with her picture on it.


35 posted on 08/21/2012 7:01:17 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: South40

WHY?????? She is a slightly younger version of Helen Thomas - and no, you don’t need to post her picture either! I just had dinner.


36 posted on 08/21/2012 7:02:15 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: doorgunner69

Know it well. When I was in high school, my older sister was in Playboy and my mother and I ran all over town buying them up.


37 posted on 08/21/2012 7:10:04 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: matt04

Check your Dentists office - the Doctors office - Town Fair Tire....:>)


38 posted on 08/21/2012 7:13:47 PM PDT by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: GeronL
They should let me make their covers.

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39 posted on 08/21/2012 7:20:50 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: pepsionice
"A guy with some savvy...could buy the magazine and move it out of New York....to some place in Kansas. Reform the pitch and offer up a lean-Conservative opinions....and it’d likely be an easy item to market to Americans. I believe it’d move back into profitable status with six months and it’d prove a number of points."

You'll never get it back from Barry Diller. Despite the half-clever cover move to enhance print sales, the Newsweak editorial board doesn't have a prayer of stopping Diller from going all-digital (hint: reducing staff by about 60%).

And you can do that right now without the Newsweak brand...

40 posted on 08/21/2012 7:25:25 PM PDT by StAnDeliver ("So, a Mormon and a Catholic walk onto an aircraft carrier...")
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To: StAnDeliver

I’ve long said that the media needs a flyover country reality check and that includes even the most conservative talkers.


41 posted on 08/21/2012 7:28:09 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: South40

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA! MY EEEEEEYYYYYEEEEESSSSSS!

That’s getting into Helen Thomas territory!


42 posted on 08/21/2012 7:40:45 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: TigerClaws

You own a cheap as poop rag that is circling the toilet while tongueing Obama. Why not float a probe issue to see what happens when they expose the truth?


43 posted on 08/21/2012 7:42:15 PM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: matt04

Newsweak would have to pay me to take their magazine. One good conservative article does not make up for the leftist garbage they’ve pushed for years.


44 posted on 08/21/2012 7:48:41 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

That was my first thought as well.


45 posted on 08/21/2012 8:16:32 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: matt04

Depending on the area you are in, in any State, it may come out on the news stand Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.


46 posted on 08/21/2012 8:17:20 PM PDT by mojo114 (Pray for our military)
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To: South40

Is she wearing a dog collar?


47 posted on 08/21/2012 8:54:49 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: South40

Oh Dear God! How about a warning next time....


48 posted on 08/21/2012 8:57:11 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

When it’s splattered all over Drudge, there’s no keeping it out of ‘public view.’


49 posted on 08/21/2012 9:11:22 PM PDT by Misterioso
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To: pepsionice
"I believe it’d move back into profitable status with six months and it’d prove a number of points."

"Dead Tree" media is dying. If they can make it a digital issue for Kindle/smart phone users yea it will probably go but physical media is dying. The Columbus Dispatch is running commercials on TV showing their "New Look" which boils down to the paper being smaller. Subs are way down, ads are way down and "coupon-clippers" are moving to internet based coupons.

"Dead Tree" media is going to become a "nitch" item by the end of this decade.

50 posted on 08/21/2012 9:21:58 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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