Published On: Tue, Jun 18th, 2013

The New Yorker cover features NSA surveillance jab with Uncle Sam becoming a ‘peeping Tom’

The latest cover of the New Yorker took a jab at the Obama administration over its recent scandals, especially the NSA surveillance program.

The illustrated cover shows a giant Uncle Sam looking into a woman’s bedroom window as she talks on the phone and uses her computer in bed. The all-seeing eye of Uncle Sam looks on, monitoring the woman’s actions.

The Huffington Post describes the woman as “Frightened.”

Richard McGuire, the artist who created the cover, told the magazine, “George Orwell’s ghost is shaking his head saying, ‘I told you so.'”

The image is a nod to new revelations about the NSA’s top-secret domestic surveillance programs, which the Guardian and the Washington Post broke to the public earlier this month. Citing classified information leaked by source Edward Snowden, the two bombshell stories revealed that the U.S. government has been monitoring the phone records of millions of Verizon customers, and mining the servers of Internet firms.

More on the cover and a slideshow of covers from The New Yorker over the years – click here

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  1. geral says:

    It is no joke; the fbi/csa/nsa & ops are peepers, sneakers and assassins.

    ” Where are the Snowdens of yesteryear” (Heller). Give this Snowden a medal!


    Congress (intelligence committees) know all about **NSA surveillance, but

    play like such trickery protects the USA; in reality, fbi covert

    operations of the kind I describe brings great harm to US. Note that

    surveillance is simply a cover story for the moment. The real *issues

    that derive from such hi tech chicanery are: harassment, threats,

    torture, forced suicide, attempted murder, murder.

    Mike Rogers and Dianne Feinstein of the congress have an affirmative

    duty to the people to address the atrocities ongoing by the

    fbi/cia/nsa/etc. So far, they have dodged their responsibility. Why!




    The fbi are traitors; a murderer is less to fear.




    **Covert NSA Operations:


    federal burro:


    human rights alert:


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