When I asked [former U.S. Rep. and Sidney’s widow] Jane Harman recently if the content of the magazine had anything to do with the Harman family’s decision, Harman replied, “Tina had editorial control.” When asked if tasteless covers had anything to do with the Harman family decision, Harman replied again, “Tina had editorial control.” When asked if Jane Harman, personally, has any opinion at all about covers like crazy-eyes Bachmann or zombie Diana, Harman replied a third time, a bit more adamantly, “Tina had editorial control!”
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