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DNC apologizes for using image of Russian warships at convention
Yahoo News ^ | September 12, 2012 | Dylan Stableford

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: oops; russianwarships; sovietera; usnavy
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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.

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1 posted on 09/13/2012 12:39:07 AM PDT by LucyT
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To: LucyT

Vendor error (snicker).


2 posted on 09/13/2012 12:46:41 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: LucyT

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.


3 posted on 09/13/2012 12:47:50 AM PDT by pops88 (Standing with Breitbart for truth.)
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To: Ronin

Vendor error .. that’s Obaman for “administrative snafu.”


4 posted on 09/13/2012 12:48:59 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Ronin
Yeah, right! Who was the vendor, Russia?
5 posted on 09/13/2012 12:55:47 AM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: LucyT

Ineptitude.


6 posted on 09/13/2012 12:58:09 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar (The pundits have forgotten the 2010 election.)
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To: LucyT; All

Oh bull they “apologize”. Read The Communist. This was a display of communist “greatness”. Sick people.


7 posted on 09/13/2012 12:59:37 AM PDT by KGeorge
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To: LucyT

I’m just surprised they didn’t all stand up and sing the Internationale when starting the proceedings...


8 posted on 09/13/2012 1:03:01 AM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: Ronin

It’s always somebody else’s fault. Always.


9 posted on 09/13/2012 1:07:28 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Unam Sanctam

They were too busy praying to mecca to sing to moscow!


10 posted on 09/13/2012 1:36:48 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a Barack 0b0tt0my!)
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To: LucyT

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.


11 posted on 09/13/2012 2:22:29 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: LucyT

Retired DNC presenter Admiral Nathman gets Russian Naval one finger salute while defending USN defence cuts.


12 posted on 09/13/2012 2:29:57 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (The best way to punish a - country is let professors run it. Fredrick the Great p/p)
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To: USNBandit

USAF Thunderbirds ...

Technically, you're right ... Those are T-38 Talons, not F-5s.

They were in use from 1974 to 1983.

13 posted on 09/13/2012 2:33:41 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: LucyT

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.”


14 posted on 09/13/2012 2:37:49 AM PDT by CodeToad (Be Prepared...They Are.)
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To: LucyT

They obviously don’t know about www.navy.mil!


15 posted on 09/13/2012 3:25:05 AM PDT by quilterdebbie (We will endeavor to persevere!)
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To: quilterdebbie

“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.


16 posted on 09/13/2012 3:42:20 AM PDT by Progov
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To: LucyT

Are you SURE this was an error?

Clearly this navy, or ANY NAVY OTHER THAN THE US is the preferred navy of the Dhimmocrats.


17 posted on 09/13/2012 3:47:34 AM PDT by Flintlock (-THE TRUTH--It's the NEW hate speech.)
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To: Ronin

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).


18 posted on 09/13/2012 4:44:27 AM PDT by toolman1401
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To: LucyT

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.


19 posted on 09/13/2012 5:15:15 AM PDT by informavoracious (Abortions are unproductive wrongs, not reproductive rights.)
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To: LucyT

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”


20 posted on 09/13/2012 5:17:05 AM PDT by kjam22 (my newest music video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fHjvo6eRkI)
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To: LucyT

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..


21 posted on 09/13/2012 5:18:18 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (OPSEC)
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To: Ronin

It’s always someone elses fault. Just like the oversight of God in their platform when you know it was deliberate.

Pray for America


22 posted on 09/13/2012 5:34:45 AM PDT by bray (If you vote for a communist what does that make you?)
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To: LucyT
One of the most honest conventions in memory.

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!

23 posted on 09/13/2012 6:22:33 AM PDT by GBA
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To: USNBandit
They may have been built in America, but no American demo team ever used F-5s. They are probably Swiss or Turkish.

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


24 posted on 09/13/2012 11:14:43 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: USNBandit
They may have been built in America,

And no. Canada.

25 posted on 09/13/2012 11:15:52 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: Oztrich Boy

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.


26 posted on 09/13/2012 2:44:37 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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