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Michele Bachmann Newsweek cover sparks controversy

Conservatives are criticizing a Newsweek magazine cover photo of Michele Bachmann, arguing it makes her look crazy. (Newsweek)

August 9, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
There is controversy over a Newsweek magazine cover photo of presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann.

Conservatives are complaining about the image, arguing that the intense wide-eyed pose makes her look crazy.

Other critics called it proof that the mainstream media is totally biased against conservatives.

Monday night, Newsweek posted outtakes from its photo shoot showing Bachmann in a variety of settings, all displaying the same look.