Rolling Stone explains John Hancock mistake
John Hancock's signature appears on Julia-Louis Dreyfus' back on the cover of Rolling Stone, under the Constitution. Only one problem:
Pro tip: John Hancock didn't sign the Constitution pic.twitter.com/qFQ2oYFmKa
— JustinGreen∞ (@JGreenDC) April 9, 2014
In Politico, Dylan Byers and Hadas Gold offered the magazine free PR advice: "It was on purpose," they suggest it could say. "On 'Veep,' Dreyfus plays a bumbling Vice President -- of course she'd get her tattoo of the constitution wrong!"
"Here’s the explanation from our Editors: The Declaration of the Independence is on the other side but we couldn’t fit in all the signatures," a spokesperson for the magazine tells Poynter.