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NR’s folly?

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      Matt K. Lewis

      Matt K. Lewis is a senior contributor to The Daily Caller, and a contributing editor for The Week. He is a respected commentator on politics and cultural issues, and has been cited by major publications such as The Washington Post and The New York Times. Matt is from Myersville, MD and currently resides in Alexandria, VA. Follow Matt K. Lewis on Twitter <a>@mattklewis</a>.

If you haven’t seen it yet, this is the latest cover of National Review:

Good conservatives can differ over the issue of immigration reform, and it’s healthy for outlets to present diverse — and strong — opinions on the subject. But this seems a bit much.

I haven’t read the column yet, but judging from the picture and the headline, it’s unfortunate the august National Review chose it for their cover story. Keep in mind, this isn’t a headline on a website, but the cover story for what is ostensibly the most important conservative magazine in America.

“Sarah Palin’s rack” was already taken?

In related news, BuzzFeed has made a big deal out of the fact that Grover Norquist was photoshopped out of the picture.

I think a bigger question is, why wasn’t conservative Sen. Jeff Flake — who was standing to Rubio’s right — also included? Might the editors have concluded that it’s more hurtful to Rubio to show him pictured next to only Sens. Schumer and McCain?