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Breitbart Editor Picks Fight With Vogue Magazine Over Statue of Liberty Cover

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The cover features Jennifer Lawrence posing in front of the monument to America's open borders.

A Breitbart writer is up in arms over Vogue's September cover.

John Carney, who runs the right-leaning website's finance and economics coverage, took to Twitter to claim that the fashion bible is "attacking" his politics.

"We're going to have to create a full #MAGA shadow cultural industry because the Opposition Media can't even do fashion without attacking us," he wrote alongside a screenshot of Vogue's cover starring Jennifer Lawrence in front of the Statue of Liberty.

Carney claims that Vogue's decision to include the Statue of Liberty — a symbol of freedom and an iconic figure that welcomes immigrants when they first arrive to America — is a veiled commentary on Donald Trump's restrictive immigration policy. "It's clearly an allusion to our current immigration debate, taking the #poemlaw side," Carney responded to a Washington Examiner reporter.

Carney even went on to suggest a fashion section for Breitbart, to which some of his followers responded with a photo of Donald Trump's taped up red tie and an image of Steve Bannon with the words "Not exactly GQ material."

The Vogue cover, which was released Wednesday, comes on the heels of Trump proposing a law last week to cut the number of immigrants admitted to the U.S.

Despite Carney's claims, Vogue director of communications Zara Rahim responded to him to say that the cover was actually photographed in June.

In response Carney, wrote back to Rahim.

For Rahim's part, she declared she was done engaging with Carney.

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