Obama Already Stressed Out?

Mad turns satirical eye on new president
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 26, 2009 6:15 PM CST
Obama Already Stressed Out?
Barack Obama's smoking habit is just one angle Mad uses to parody the new president in its current issue.   (Mad Magazine)

Crises at home and abroad seem to be taking a toll on President Obama already—at least through the lens of Mad Magazine’s cartoonists. The current issue depicts a stressed-out president—ashtray full, antacid flowing—poring over screaming headlines and classified reports. “The only thing the artist missed,” Frank James writes in the Chicago Tribune, “was the chance to take a swipe at the president for those Alfred E. Newman ears of his.”
(Read more Barack Obama stories.)

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