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The backstory on the New Yorker's Putin cover

Cover of next week's New Yorker (via @mikeallen) pic.twitter.com/V27I4lD8JG— Georgi Kantchev (@georgikantchev) February 24, 2017

"In a riff on the magazine's first cover, from 1925, by Rea Irvin, Blitt imagines a future in which The New Yorker's dandy mascot has become Eustace Vladimirovich Tilley and the lepidopteran under scrutiny is none other than a stunned Donald Trump."

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