The next edition of The New York Times Magazine spotlight’s Hillary Clinton and her anticipated run for the White House in 2016. Here’s the cover image.

Is The NY Times Magazine cover channelling Glenn Becks Man In The Moon?

Image: NY Times

The headline: “Planet Hillary” And the subheading for Amy Chozick’s article reads:”The gravitational pull of a possible 2016 campaign is bringing all the old Clinton characters into her orbit. Can she make the stars align or will chaos prevail?”

The content of the article is not the issue here. We’re wondering what inspired the Times to put Hillary’s face on the moon? Could it have been inspired by or possibly an homage to Glenn Beck’s “Man In The Moon?”

Is The NY Times Magazine cover channelling Glenn Becks Man In The Moon?

Image: GlennBeck.com

Coincidence?

Update:

Shortly after TheBlaze posted the above comparison, the New York Times blog gave us their explanation of how the magazine cover came to be.

Starting with this concept.

Is The NY Times Magazine cover channelling Glenn Becks Man In The Moon?

and progressing to this one,

Is The NY Times Magazine cover channelling Glenn Becks Man In The Moon?

Image: NY Times

See the New York Times’ full progression of the cover here.