Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears on the cover of Rolling Stone because, oh my God, you guys, isn't he dreamy? (August 2013)
To be fair, the text on the cover says, “How a Popular, Promising Student Was Failed by His Family, Fell into Radical Islam and Became a Monster,” which is hardly a ringing endorsement. I’d argue that the photo selection is an interesting statement about how terrorists don’t generally have upside-down crosses tattooed on their foreheads and horns, and how otherwise “normal” people can fall so far.
On the other hand, I probably would have gone with his mugshot or one of the hospital photos to avoid even the appearance of glamor, so there’s that.
He’s going to make somebody a wonderful girlfriend.
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