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Friday, July 10, 2009

Obama Moment Clarified: No Ogling

The problem with this intriguing image and caption is that it now appears to have been rather manipulative. By morning, video of the event had surfaced, and it becomes fairly clear after watching it that the still frame photo happens to catch Obama at a moment where the perception of ogling could certainly be created. But in reality, he was simply in the midst of gesturing to help someone down a step. As for Sarkozy, as the ABC News anchor jokes, it’s not quite as clear.

link: Obama Checking Out Girl at the G8 Summit? God Save the Manipulative Internet


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