Saturday, April 20, 2024

NY Daily News Friday: ‘Trump to World Drop Dead’ Cover Evokes Famous 1975 Headline ‘Ford to City Drop Dead’


amd-ford-to-city-jpgFriday’s cover of the New York Daily News reads: “Trump to World: Drop Dead.” It’s meant to evoke the famous Daily News cover from October 1975 when President Gerald Ford refused to step in and save New York from financial ruin. We got the last laugh on Ford– look at thriving New York now. And we’ll get the last laugh on Donald Trump, the most mocked politician in the world– by the world.

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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