Much like Newsweek, Time magazine will from time to time (get it?) publish a thought-provoking or controversial cover.

This week, it chose Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) as its subject:

Time Magazine Declares Sen. Marco Rubio the Savior of the Republican Party

And perhaps a little embarrassed by the slightly over-the-top rhetoric, Sen. Rubio responded to the cover with this tweet:

Well how about that?

UPDATE — Time magazine responds:

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