The article was published in January of that year – before 9/11, before the Iraq invasion, before the nation’s deepening involvement in Afghanistan.
What we’re getting at is that sometimes, just sometimes, the jokey shit-stirrers of this world come up with some worryingly prescient political takes. Pals, this may just be one of those times.
— TIME (@TIME) May 18, 2017
— MAD Magazine (@MADmagazine) May 18, 2017
We mean, there were serious suspicions that Trump’s campaign had colluded or collaborated with Russian state actors, but the inter-related Flynn and Comey disasters hadn’t yet unfurled. MAD apparently still went ahead and called this one in favour of Moscow though, so props.
TIME Magazine has not yet issued a public response to the alleged image-snatching. You can still read the article accompanying that feature image, right HERE.
Source: MAD Magazine.