PICS: Magazine covers from the past week slam Donald Trump as a racist
Pulling no punches.
President Donald Trump has come under intense fire for his comments this week equating counter-protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia with the Nazis and white supremacists behind the rally which descended quickly into violence.
After waiting 48 hours to condemn white supremacist groups and the Ku Klux Klan, Trump backtracked and argued that there were "very fine people" at the rally, and reiterated his belief that there were "two sides" to the story.
Prominent Republicans like Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio publicly disagreed with the leader of their party, calling out white supremacy by name on Twitter.
Trump was also hit hard in the media, where many magazine covers depicted the businessman and politician as a member of the KKK.
The Economist depicted Trump as yelling into a megaphone made from a Ku Klux Klan hood.
The cover of the Economist this week pic.twitter.com/URWcQQOIlv
— D. Hunter Schwarz (@hunterschwarz) August 17, 2017
Similarly, the New Yorker cover showed Trump alone in a boat blowing a sail in the shape of that same infamous hood.
— Steven Greenhouse (@greenhousenyt) August 17, 2017
Internationally, German publication Der Spiegel and went all out depicting Trump wearing the hood himself - alongside the caption "Trump's True Face."
— Edel Rodriguez (@edelstudio) August 18, 2017