New York Post readers were greeted this morning with a shocking sight. Slapped across the cover was a photo of a man seconds away from being killed by an oncoming subway train:

The Post is now facing a very nasty backlash — and they’ve earned it:

And what about the man who lost his life?

We can’t. Just horrible.

But perhaps the Post’s colossal lapse in taste highlights something even more disturbing than the cover itself: