The Evil Genius of the New York Post Credit where it's due, people: the Post 's cover this morning (click to enlarge) is simply a work of tabloid art. Sure, it's easy to sell papers when there's big news. But on a slow day, can you pull off a cover that combines revulsion, a perverse obsession with strange diseases, and a mythical monster? That's the news business at its finest. It's a heartwarming narrative: freaky baby born with freaky condition, doctors stumped, he begs for salvation , and it's finally delivered ! Something we can all get behind. The Post is actually far more subtle than its tabloid ancestors: The Evil Genius of the New York Post