Skip to comments.DNC apologizes for using image of Russian warships at convention
Posted on 09/13/2012 12:38:58 AM PDT by LucyT
The organizers of the Democratic National Convention apologized on Wednesday for accidentally using an image of Soviet-era Russian warships in its backdrop during a tribute to veterans at last week's convention in Charlotte, N.C.
The ships were shown on a screen behind 50 veterans assembled onstage Sept. 6 during a presentation by retired Adm. John Nathman.
"Due to vendor error, incorrect images appeared briefly on screen behind fifty-one veterans during the convention and the DNCC apologizes for this mistake," a Democratic National Convention Committee spokeswoman said in a statement to the Navy Times.
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"The ships are definitely Russian," naval author Norman Polmar told the Navy Times on Tuesday after reviewing photos from the event.
Vendor error (snicker).
I’m guessing they apologized for the sake of republicans because I doubt the Dems would have figured it out. I had a chat with my daughter who was raised by her Dem father thanks to the courts. She was heavily involved with Young Democrats in college. She didn’t know who Harry Reid was. I got the opportunity to throw a few monkey wrenches into her gears. Some people just shouldn’t be allowed to vote.
Vendor error .. that’s Obaman for “administrative snafu.”
Oh bull they “apologize”. Read The Communist. This was a display of communist “greatness”. Sick people.
I’m just surprised they didn’t all stand up and sing the Internationale when starting the proceedings...
It’s always somebody else’s fault. Always.
They were too busy praying to mecca to sing to moscow!
The planes aren’t American, either. They may have been built in America, but no American demo team ever used F-5s. They are probably Swiss or Turkish.
Retired DNC presenter Admiral Nathman gets Russian Naval one finger salute while defending USN defence cuts.
USAF Thunderbirds ...
Technically, you're right ... Those are T-38 Talons, not F-5s.
They were in use from 1974 to 1983.
I hope Romney will use this in his ads. It would be funny as Hell to see a TV ad with those ships and the words, “The Commander in Chief of the US armed forces, inlcuding the Navy, has no idea what OUR ships look like.”
They obviously don’t know about www.navy.mil!
“Due to vendor error, incorrect images appeared briefly....”
Yup! Bush’s fault again. Never have I seen or heard that the Demodummies accept the responsibility for anything. In this case, they are in the watchful eyes of the entire world znd screw up yet again. Their stupidity never ceases to amaze me.
Are you SURE this was an error?
Clearly this navy, or ANY NAVY OTHER THAN THE US is the preferred navy of the Dhimmocrats.
Seems logical to me that communists would show pictures of communist ships. Vendor or not. They must have hired the vendor. They vetted the images. They showed the images. Seems really coincidental that the wheels are falling off the wagon now. Maybe someone is sabotaging them (HEAVY SARC INTENDED).
With all of the images of U.S. ships available, they “accidentally” used Russian ships? As usual, a poke in the eye to real Americans. More childish behavior. Absolutely intentional.
This just looks to me like you had two hardline leftist liberal young dnc socialists who said ... “ha ha... watch this. No one will even know. We’ll put the russian navy behind these war criminals”
I am amazed ant how many times anything democratic appears to be sabotaged from within, who knew the amount of sleeper agents inside the democratic party willing to introduce errors like this to castrate the inept liberals.
Truly they are the real American heroes..
It’s always someone elses fault. Just like the oversight of God in their platform when you know it was deliberate.
Pray for America
Between the Soviet navy in the background while "honoring" our military to removing God and supporting Israel from their platform, they told us exactly who they are.
If only the msm were half as honest!
Turkish. There are 7 aircraft visible, and Patrouille Suisse flies only 6 Northrop F-5E's. The Turkish Stars fly 8 Canadair NF-5s, and it's one of their formations in the picture
And no. Canada.
Sorry to insult the commonwealth. I was in a U.S. Navy F-5 squadron. When we went to replace our old F-5s we turned down the Canadian aircraft and bought the Swiss instead.