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New York magazine cover depicts Trump as a pig

New York magazine is taking a harsh swipe at President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats slide in battle for Senate Trump believes Kushner relationship with Saudi crown prince a liability: report Christine Blasey Ford to be honored by Palo Alto City Council MORE with its new cover depicting the president as a pig. 

The April 2 issue of the magazine features a close-up photo of Trump with a pig's snout replacing his nose. 

"Not Collusion... Not Incompetence... Not Cruelty... It's the Corruption, Stupid," the headline reads. "Why His Self-Dealing is His Biggest Political Liability."

The cover story, "Corruption, Not Russia, Is Trump's Greatest Political Liability," hits Trump for what it claims is "corruption" and "greed" in nearly all aspects of his presidency, from his political appointees to his decision to let his sons take over his business after he took office.

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"Since Trump took office, his pledge to ignore his own interests has been almost forgotten, lost in a disorienting hurricane of endless news," New York magazine's Jonathan Chait writes. "It is not just a morbid joke but a legitimate problem for the opposition that all the bad news about Trump keeps getting obscured by other bad news about Trump."

"Not only has Trump made no effort to raise ethical standards but he and his administration have flamboyantly violated the existing guidelines," Chait writes. "Lobbyists are seeded in every agency, 'regulating' their former employers and designing rules that favor bosses over employees and business owners over consumers."

The article comes amid a staff shakeup among some of Trump's top officials and mounting scrutiny over his and his son-in-law Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerTrump believes Kushner relationship with Saudi crown prince a liability: report The Memo: Trump in a corner on Saudi Arabia Saudis say journalist killed in ‘fight’ at consulate; 18 detained MORE's foreign business dealings.

Trump has been the target of unflattering magazine covers before, including Time magazine's depiction of his hair on fire and German magazine Der Spiegel's portrayal of Trump as a "devolved man."