Not real sure what they were going for with this, but it will definitely sale magazines. The sad part I am not real sure what I am offended by the most. But I do know that I am offended, or at least taken aback.

In a gutsy move, Newsweek has released the cover of their next issue, on the cover of which they depict President Obama with a rainbow halo and the title of ‘The First Gay President’.

The news-magazine, which hits stands today, is using the shock factor of labeling the straight, married, father-of-two President to draw attention to itself.

Tina Brown, who edits the magazine and its sister website The Daily Beast, is known for her love of controversial covers to help boost public interest and sales.

Newsweek released their cover early, likely hoping to drum up attention for their next issue and their same-sex marriage coverage.

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