Daily News’ post-election ‘Nope’ front page becomes internet sensation
The cover of the Daily News’ Nov. 5 edition has proven to be a hit. The Daily News’ postelection front page featuring the iconic poster from President Obama’s 2008 campaign but with the word “nope” replacing “hope” became an instant internet sensation.
The News “wood” spread like wild fire on social media, retweeted scores of times and shown on CNN’s election coverage.
The cover heralded the Republicans’ seizure of control in the Senate and used the stylized red, white, blue version of Obama’s portrait, as in his 2008 campaign.
“Win for @NYDailyNews,” Jim Roberts of the news information website Mashable tweeted to his 150,000 followers.
“Newspapers can still say it all — front page of @ NYDailyNews!” added ABC News foreign editor Jon Williams to his 34,000 Twitter followers.
The cover, which spoofed President Obama’s iconic ‘Hope’ 2008 campaign poster, was retweeted dozens