The Newsweek Enquirer

| Fri Sep. 12, 2008 5:39 PM PDT

Move over, McCain and Palin. The strangest bedfellows of this election season are the tabloids and the mainstream media. Check out this week's cover of Newsweek, featuring a gun-toting Sarah Palin:

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And the National Enquirer online, featuring a gun-toting Sarah Palin:

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Logos aside, can you tell which photo treatment is which? Yes, the Enquirer broke the story of John Edwards' extramarital liaison before the MSM. It seems the mainstream media is now taking artistic cues from them as well as story ideas.

—Nikki Gloudeman

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