On the drive to work today, Metro Morning on CBC was talking about a controversial cover page for NOW Magazine. It is a free weekly newspaper that is also available online. It mixes politics with art and entertainment news.
What is the controversy about? Well, it is about the current mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford. He easily won the fairly recent mayoral battle of Toronto. He has numerous fans and probably an equal amount of enemies. NOW magazine had a photo shoot with him and decided to Photoshop some of the images from that shoot. You can see the cover here
The photos inside are even racier.
What are your thoughts on this type of Photoshopping that is attacking a prominent politician? Is everything fair game? Some common complaints about the photographs are that they poke fun at overweight people. “DryDry” made a comment on the NOW website,