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White House: No More Photo Re-Enactments
AP/ABC ^ | 5/12/11 | David Bauder

Posted on 05/12/2011 12:55:14 PM PDT by markomalley

The White House said it is ending its long-running practice of having presidents re-enact televised speeches for news photographers following major addresses to the country, a little-known arrangement that fed suggestions of fakery when Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden.

After Obama's live, late-evening address from the East Room of the White House on May 1, five photographers were ushered in to shoot pictures as the president stood at the podium and re-read a few lines of his speech — a practice that news organizations have protested for years.

Even though The Associated Press and other news outlets said in captions to the photos that they were taken after the president delivered his address, many people who saw them may have assumed they depicted the speech itself. That raised questions of whether news organizations were staging an event.

The issue also drew attention when Jason Reed of Reuters, one of the photographers who took part, blogged about the assignment, saying the president "re-enacted the walkout and first 30 seconds of the statement for us."

This week, the White House stepped in.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012election; agitprop; dearleader; deathofosama; democratscandals; dncbrownshirts; dnctalkingpoints; fakephotos; fauxtography; forgery; goebbelswouldbeproud; ilduce; mediabias; mediawar; ministryofpropaganda; missionaccomplished; movealong; mythmaking; notanapology; nothingtoseehere; obamakilledosama; obamalied; obamascandals; orwelliannightmare; orwellwasanoptimist; pravdamedia; propagandaministry; stalinisttactics; yellowjournalism
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1 posted on 05/12/2011 12:55:17 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley
The White House said it is ending its long-running practice of having presidents reenact televised speeches

Wha? Is OweBama President for life? Is he becoming Emperor and will control future Presidents? Who exactly is this "White House" person?

2 posted on 05/12/2011 12:59:08 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: markomalley

ap and abc... the two most anti American propaganda outfits in America... this side of mslsd that is.

LLS


3 posted on 05/12/2011 1:00:59 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: markomalley
He knee-jerk reacts to every criticism now.

We've got him on the run.

It's time for him to release another fraudulent birth certificate.

4 posted on 05/12/2011 1:01:16 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islamophobia: The fear of offending Muslims because they are prone to violence.)
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To: markomalley
The problem stems from the fact that this _resident spends SO MUCH time in front of tv giving speeches, that when time for posed pictures is added, there is no time for the importants stuff

...like eating ice cream and taking vacations.

5 posted on 05/12/2011 1:02:18 PM PDT by mountn man (The pleasure you get from life, is equal to the attitude you put into it.)
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To: subterfuge
s ending its long-running practice of having presidents reenact televised speeches

Just put em on iPods & give them out as gifts.

6 posted on 05/12/2011 1:02:53 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: markomalley

He’d wet himself if that weapon were shoved in his hands.


7 posted on 05/12/2011 1:04:14 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: markomalley

“But news organizations generally resist using handouts unless necessary — as was the case with the official photos of the White House Situation Room during the mission that killed bin Laden.”

Ah Ha, now we know where all the funny fotos came from.


8 posted on 05/12/2011 1:07:04 PM PDT by shove_it (just undo it)
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To: markomalley

Why does he have Michelle’s arms?


9 posted on 05/12/2011 1:07:09 PM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: markomalley
The White House said it is ending its long-running practice of having presidents re-enact televised speeches for news photographers...

And the only examples of "long-running" that they offer is Truman on the radio, and Reagan?

-PJ

10 posted on 05/12/2011 1:07:28 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, Mexican on Cinco de Mayo, and American on Election Day.)
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To: markomalley; Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!

Waiting for the pledge they will stop re-enacting signed documents (like National Guard memos, certificates, etc...).


11 posted on 05/12/2011 1:08:46 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ("If Eric Holder had his way, O-B-L would still be alive today." Thank you President Bush for Gitmo.)
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To: markomalley

With the speech-coaching, teleprompter coaching, and phony-staged posing after “the speech”, this administration is playing out like the plot from “The King’s Speech” with Valerie Jarrett taking the role of Lionel. Barack Hussein Milhouse Bertie Soetoro Obama.


12 posted on 05/12/2011 1:09:05 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: markomalley
The widely circulated photo of the war room where zero and staff watched the raid on bin Laden's compound was staged as well. Here's the real photo:


13 posted on 05/12/2011 1:14:50 PM PDT by 50mm ( I don't use drugs, my dreams are frightening enough.)
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To: markomalley

I guess they’ll just photoshop out the teleprompter now instead of removing it before the photoshoot.


14 posted on 05/12/2011 1:21:54 PM PDT by TruthBeforeAll (I will never ask permission to do what's right.)
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To: markomalley

Didn’t the CIA acknowledge previously staging photos of “dead Osama” for psy ops purposes? Does this mean that Obama won’t be staging any MORE photos of “dead Osama” either?


15 posted on 05/12/2011 1:22:47 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ("If Eric Holder had his way, O-B-L would still be alive today." Thank you President Bush for Gitmo.)
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To: shove_it

Reportedly there was an 8minute video shot over a week’s time before, during, and after the raid. It too used recreated or staged footage.

This president is a hoax. He’s as bad as John Kerry (who went back to Vietnam years later to shoot some “John Kerry, war hero” footage for campaign use).


16 posted on 05/12/2011 1:28:17 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ("If Eric Holder had his way, O-B-L would still be alive today." Thank you President Bush for Gitmo.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“It’s time for him to release another fraudulent birth certificate. “

I am still waiting for him to explain how he got a Conn SSN

Notice in the article the difference between having print photogs take shots after a speech and 0dumbo “ reenating his walk out”


17 posted on 05/12/2011 1:29:47 PM PDT by RWGinger
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To: 50mm

That it brilliant.


18 posted on 05/12/2011 1:31:07 PM PDT by RWGinger
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To: subterfuge
Have all presidents done this?

Or did they do it on occassion....but Obama did it all the time??

19 posted on 05/12/2011 1:33:59 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: markomalley

The story seems to suggest this has been a long running act by the WH. Did previous Presidents do this or is this just usual MSM spin trying to cover for their Messiah?


20 posted on 05/12/2011 1:39:58 PM PDT by lwd
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To: Sacajaweau
Have all presidents done this?

With President Bush, using pictures from the video were probably preferred by AP, CNN, ABC, etc. They would be of a lesser quality and could show him saying a word like "Choose." I wondered by still pics of Clinton never seemed to have a fishmouth look, but GWB's had that and worse. Dems and their protectors in the enemedia are all about fakery.

21 posted on 05/12/2011 1:48:06 PM PDT by Freee-dame
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To: Freee-dame

by = why


22 posted on 05/12/2011 1:48:46 PM PDT by Freee-dame
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To: markomalley

Good start, White House idiots.

Now, what are you gonna do about those two obviously altered laughable Obamaloon birth certificates? Can you not hire even one person who has a computer IQ that is measurable?

While you’re at it, you might also look for a president with a measurable IQ.


23 posted on 05/12/2011 1:50:09 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Political Junkie Too

No President involved, but you could add MacArthur’s wade to that list. The famous Iowa Jima pic was the second flag raising that day, too.

Then, of course, we have John Kerry’s reenactment.


24 posted on 05/12/2011 2:47:50 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: markomalley

NAME NAMES PLEASE!!!!!! What “long running practice”??? WHO?? W?? doubt it.....GHW???? Doubt it also....then WHO?? Democrat Presidents??


25 posted on 05/12/2011 3:05:34 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy
It's in the article.

They said that Truman reenacted his radio addresses for newsreels, and that Reagan stood at the podium after speeches to let photographers take pictures so that the camera sounds wouldn't be a distraction during the speeches. I don't think the story said that Reagan reenacted entering the room, or reread lines of the speeches for the cameras.

And I wouldn't put Truman recording a newsreel of a radio address as the same thing, either. That's just smart for a president to give the address in many forms of media to reach different target audiences.

-PJ

26 posted on 05/12/2011 3:55:20 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, Mexican on Cinco de Mayo, and American on Election Day.)
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To: ArmstedFragg
And Washington crossed the Delaware three times... no, wait a minute... :-)

-PJ

27 posted on 05/12/2011 3:58:51 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, Mexican on Cinco de Mayo, and American on Election Day.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Truman maybe, but what Reagan did is NOT Re-enactment!! ONLY OBAMA HAS DONE IT!!!!


28 posted on 05/13/2011 4:10:59 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: markomalley

WTF is that? Please tell me that is a joke.


29 posted on 05/13/2011 8:58:02 AM PDT by mojitojoe ( 1400 years of existence & Islam has 2 main accomplishments, psychotic violence and goat curry)
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To: markomalley

30 posted on 05/13/2011 8:59:08 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I think that his chief of staff is what is making Obama fake like he has some non radical sense. It sure isn’t MO or Jarrett telling him to at least fake being a non partisan radical hack all of the time.


31 posted on 05/13/2011 9:01:44 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: mojitojoe
Did you miss the mainstream media- last week; telling on Obama for faking his OBL announcement with a photo re-enactment?


32 posted on 05/13/2011 9:07:07 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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To: mojitojoe

LOL I see you were talking about the Obama GI JOE.
I hope it is a joke and not real LOL but how sad.


33 posted on 05/13/2011 9:12:21 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (Allen West 2012 Make it happen!)
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DONATE



34 posted on 05/13/2011 9:35:49 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!; mojitojoe

Real, apparently:

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/politics/Fierce-Obama-SEAL-Doll-Released-121637754.html


35 posted on 05/13/2011 10:46:30 AM PDT by pigsmith
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To: a fool in paradise

When was this?


36 posted on 05/13/2011 11:04:27 AM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: markomalley

Kind of funny they get caught doing this after Osama is killed and mysteriously dumped in the ocean and no pictures are released, and they wonder why people distrust them?


37 posted on 05/13/2011 11:18:43 AM PDT by PghBaldy
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“White House: No more photo re-enactments”

I can’t believe they admitted it


38 posted on 05/13/2011 7:08:59 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
We've got him on the run.

No, it was just an excuse to have yet another story about the Bin Laden thing.

39 posted on 05/13/2011 7:11:58 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: 50mm

Someone needs to add that idiot Alec Baldwin in there. He SO belongs in that grouping.


40 posted on 05/13/2011 7:15:15 PM PDT by liberalh8ter
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