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Future Magazine Covers Proclaiming Barack Obama the First Something President

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This week, Newsweek’s cover labeled President Obama “The First Gay President” due to his support for gay rights. While certainly eye-catching, the Atlantic Wire points out that this is hardly the first time that Obama has been called the first something president (apart from, obviously, the first black one): The Washington Post’s Kathleen Parker called Obama “the first female president” in 2010, and in 2009, Geraldo Rivera called Obama the “first Hispanic president” and the AFP called him the “first Asian-American president.” New York itself put a quote proclaiming Obama “the first Jewish president” on its cover last September. At this point, it may seem like the device is played out, but Daily Intel has actually obtained an exclusive first look at some upcoming magazine covers which prove otherwise.

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