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Raising the Tree on Iwo Jima?

Raising the Tree on Iwo Jima?

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This new Time magazine cover stirred up some controversy. The editors took the iconic photograph of U.S. Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima and put a tree in place of the U.S. flag. The border of the magazine is green, not red, and the headline reads, "How to Win the War On Global Warming." Doctoring the Iwo Jima image is a "disgrace," in the words of one World War II veteran. The comparison between the events in 1945 and global warming, he says, is disrespectful. Time made the decision to run the edited image for a reason, and we'll talk with one of their editors about that decision, and the reaction to it. What do you think... Is the image a call to arms on global warming, or in poor taste?