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Bloomberg: I Love The Narcissistic New Yorker Cover Of Me


Cartoonist Barry Blitt, who drew the cover, told the New York Times the idea didn't start with Bloomberg.

"It was a Valentine idea before it was a Bloomberg idea," he said. Blitt considered Sarah Palin and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange as possible candidates before settling on Bloomberg.

Bloomberg summed up the piece, saying "I like what I see in the mirror, and I hope everybody here does."

Here's the magazine cover:

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