We reported yesterday on the presence of Soviet propaganda posters in Jay Carney’s home. Today in this same Washingtonian article, we see some photoshop assistance being given to humanize Jay and convince us he reads, and doesn’t just spend his time slinging hooey.
I’m sure you came here just to see a disembodied finger, and I won’t disappoint you on that score. The politico in question is Obama’s condescending Press Secretary, Jay Carney, who regularly berates reporters in his quest to subvert and manipulate the truth in service to his master. In a profile of Carney’s wife in the magazine Washingtonian Mom, this photo of the loving family appears.
Cute, isn’t it? But, as savvy Twitter users noticed almost immediately, the picture is photoshopped, and not very well at that. The right side of the book case is a mirror image of the left, which poses a slight problem. A problem I like to call “disembodied finger of a child floating in air”! It’s a common photoshop mistake.
Apart from the disembodied finger and the mirror image, you had to know the picture was faked because absolutely no one, not even the Carney himself, would have THREE of the same books by Al Gore (check first shelf left and part of the mirror flip on the right).
HT: Katherine Branwen for second pic