Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears on the cover of Rolling
Stonemagazine’s August issue, and not everyone is happy about it.
Rolling Stone released its August
edition on Wednesday, and the cover included a photo of the prime minister and
the headline, “Why can’t he be our president?”
The hashtag #BoycottRollingStone sprung
up in response to the cover, helped along by Americans charging the magazine
with a lack of patriotism.
In addition, Fox News aired several segments to discuss the magazine’s cover
choice on Wednesday and Thursday, HuffPost reported.
Fox News hosts derided the Canadian government’s decision to settle a lawsuit
brought by Omar
Khadr for $10.5 million as unpatriotic.
Much of the distaste with the Rolling Stone cover
on social media also referenced the Khadr settlement. Reports have also
suggested that Trudeau’s magazine cover could have a negative impact on the
However, Canadians aren’t so fond of the cover story either. In addition to some
Canadian news outlets calling out the magazine for inaccuracies in the story,
many publications published rebuttal stories simply explaining why they didn’t
The National Post put out a piece
not only correcting technical details such as the Rolling
Stone author referring to the Liberal Party as the “Liberty Party,” but
also critiqued his perception of Trudeau’s relationship with U.S. President
Donald Trump. Beyond this, Macleans magazine
published a piece about the story’s “10 most cringeworthy lines.”
The profile covers a wide range of subjects, including Trudeau’s political
history and his policy on Syrian refugees.
The article goes on to compare Trudeau to Trump on everything from his political
positions to his sense of style.
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Good to see Common sense Americans commenting against left wing media bias.