I have no doubt they have more antipathy and disgust for me that Tsarnaev. No doubt about that whatsoever.
I wouldn't think twice about this. I can't believe people are making a big deal about it.
There's a coolness associated with being on the cover of Rolling Stone that I've never understood because they have an history of putting very uncool people on their cover. But nonetheless that perception exists.
The perception of hip and the flattering photo are probably the issues most have with this cover.
The overall point is that TIME Magazine is a propaganda rag for the ideals of the Obama democratic progressives.