Saturday, September 22, 2012

The National Review's disgusting photo-shopped cover


The Republican Party is desperate and willing to sink to any dirty trick they can think of, including photo-shopping photographs of Democrats in order to misrepresent who we are. All Republican s have done is reveal who they are: liars.

Take a good look at the two photos above. The one on the left is an actual, unaltered photos of the crowd at the Democratic National Convention.  On the right is a similar photograph that has been photo-shopped and used as the cover of the National Review.  Look closely at the rally signs.
Buckley died in 2008, which at least did save him from seeing what National Review has sunk to.

On the magazine’s Web site, on a blog called “The Corner” by publisher Jack Fowler, this little note has just appeared: “The image used on the cover and the contents page of the October 1, 2012, issue of National Review, in both the print and various digital editions, was altered by National Review. It is not the original photograph as provided by Reuters/Newscom, and therefore should not have been attributed to this organization, nor attributed to the photographer.”

Well, the pictures were similar. The original version showed attendees at the Democratic National Convention holding signs that said, “FORWARD.”

The doctored version showed attendees at the Democratic National Convention holding signs that said “ABORTION."
That's Lane Filler at Newsday; you can read the rest here.

Don't hand me any crap about how this was a mistake by an intern either, decisions about cover photos are made at the highest levels of a magazine's management. You stay classy National Review.

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