Boston Mayor Thomas Menino speaks at a press conference heralding the One Fund on April 23, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Menino has spoken out again the currrent cover of Rolling Stone magazine featuring a Boston Marathon bombing suspect. - 

Depending on your point of view, the cover of the new edition of Rolling Stone magazine is either provocative or outrageous.

A self-taken photo the Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears on cover of the August 1 issue.

The drugstore chains CVS and Walgreens said they're not going to carry the issue.

Boston Mayor Tom Menino said in a letter to the magazine, "The survivors of the Boston attacks deserve Rolling Stone cover stories, although I no longer feel that Rolling Stone deserves them."

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