From the unused cover outtakes file: A wonderfully blinged-out Uncle Sam by the master of disaster art, John Hendrix, for our latest cover (“Is It Still OK to be Rich in America?”).
A few notes from Mr. Hendrix: “To visually demonstrate being rich in America, we had great fun taking J.M. Flagg’s classic Uncle Sam and crossing him with Gordon Gekko from Wall Street — then crank up the bling. Beyond the concept, it was an enjoyable formal challenge to draw jeweled and diamond-studded clothing and accessories. I’m going to send this to the Romney campaign and see if they are interested.”