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Strange Anomalies in the Famous Situation Room Photo
American Thinker ^ | 5/9/2012 | Mara Zebest

Posted on 05/09/2012 9:26:07 AM PDT by GregNH

Recently, the MSM were shocked by the news that a girlfriend in Obama's Dreams book was a composite. For many, such news comes as no surprise. The concept of a composite presidency certainly comes as no shock as someone who participated as a contributor and authored evidence presented at Sheriff Joe Arpaio's press conference on Obama's long-form birth certificate report. On the heels of these events -- and taking advantage of an anniversary of the bin Laden raid -- are recent campaign tactics to politicize the killing of Osama bin Laden. With the re-emergence of another round of gutsy call faux heroism regarding Obama's decision, it may also be a good time to revisit the famous "Situation Room" photo released by the White House. Is it Photoshopped? Like everything else Obama does to make a political point, is the photo a composite as well?

Beyond the obvious blurred photo in front of Hillary Clinton, are there other hints of manipulation? A Swedish paper makes the observation that Obama looks like a midget in the chair despite his six-foot-plus stature. When comparing the size of the surrounding people in the photo to Obama, the photo certainly gives the impression that Obama's head (or possibly the entire body) was placed into the photo and resized a tad too small. And as a side-note observation: why is everyone in the room dressed in work attire -- as if they went to work that day -- except for Obama?

Compare the size of surrounding heads in the "Situation Room" photo to the size of Obama's head. Even if you use a perspective argument -- in which objects appear smaller at a greater distance -- then why are the faces behind Obama still larger?

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: naturalborncitizen; obama; osamabinladen; situationroom
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Another observation focuses (no pun intended) on the eyes of everyone in the room. A large and overexposed sharpened image of the "Situation Room" can be viewed here that offers a clear glimpse into the various pairs of eyes. Follow the direction of the center of focus for all the surrounding faces in the room. When zoomed in closely, the eyes are clear and detailed for many of these faces. However, not only do Obama's eyes lack detail in this overexposed photo, but the direction of his glance appears to be pinpointing a higher plane than that of everyone else in the room
1 posted on 05/09/2012 9:26:13 AM PDT by GregNH
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To: LucyT; Fred Nerks
Great analysis of the now infamous Situation Room photo.

And may I add that the admin lied about the bomb plot so as not to detract from the football spiking planned for that day

2 posted on 05/09/2012 9:28:45 AM PDT by GregNH (If you are unable to fight, please find a good place to hide.)
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To: GregNH
Obama killed Osama...

3 posted on 05/09/2012 9:33:14 AM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: GregNH

“A Swedish paper makes the observation that Obama looks like a midget in the chair despite his six-foot-plus stature.”

Maybe they made Obama sit in the little chair.


4 posted on 05/09/2012 9:35:07 AM PDT by hummingbird (I am Breitbart.)
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To: GregNH

5 posted on 05/09/2012 9:37:17 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: evets

The Obama in the corner still looks the most fake.


6 posted on 05/09/2012 9:37:17 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: evets

No surprise as Zero is the worlds greatest phony.


7 posted on 05/09/2012 9:37:50 AM PDT by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: GregNH

ping for later


8 posted on 05/09/2012 9:38:10 AM PDT by mick (Central Banker Capitalism is NOT Free Enterprise)
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To: GregNH

It’s amazing when you search for it how many photos are photoshopped today, it’s mind blowing actually how many people go completely stupid with it. The latest being John Travolta and a photo his “people” released today that supposedly shows him in New york city the time this supposed sexual assault he did in L.A. took place. But if you look at the photo, his head is way too big LOL. Whoever made it didn’t resize it to the right dimenson where it would match his body. Now he is in even more sh*t. I wish I could post the pic here but I’m using a freakin Kindle right now. You can see it at NPost.com


9 posted on 05/09/2012 9:38:37 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: GregNH

It surprises me that this is just now coming to light....American Thinker is to be thanked but where is the very famous ‘PJ inspectors’? I thought at first, Obama was sitting on the floor or a box...then after really going over the pic, I was almost certain this was photo shopped............


10 posted on 05/09/2012 9:40:31 AM PDT by yoe
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To: GregNH

I called it weeks ago here on FR. If the Photoshopped pic of Obama is scaled up, he would be 4 feet 10 inches tall and his head a size 4. A really bad Photoshop.


11 posted on 05/09/2012 9:41:56 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: GregNH

“why is everyone in the room dressed in work attire — as if they went to work that day — except for Obama?”

Obviously, because he just came from the golf course.


12 posted on 05/09/2012 9:42:05 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: SparkyBass

ROFL!!!!


13 posted on 05/09/2012 9:42:39 AM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Photo can be seen here http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/photos_receipt_shows_travolta_actor_J6trMMwpf1SktWHxYjgpyJ
14 posted on 05/09/2012 9:43:08 AM PDT by GregNH (If you are unable to fight, please find a good place to hide.)
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To: GregNH

Self ping for later


15 posted on 05/09/2012 9:45:37 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: pabianice
I have him at 5' 10" here Meet Obama's Girlfriend
16 posted on 05/09/2012 9:47:00 AM PDT by GregNH (If you are unable to fight, please find a good place to hide.)
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To: evets

LOL I love the cigarette smoked by “Hillarys” Obama


17 posted on 05/09/2012 9:49:18 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: GregNH

If George Bush had tried this scam, 60 Minutes would have devoted the whole hour to exposing him. When it’s their guy? We hear crickets.

Hey, Washington Post - ‘missing’ this kind of story is the reason your paper’s going under...


18 posted on 05/09/2012 9:50:35 AM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: GregNH

Nothing is real about the anomaly-in-chief.


19 posted on 05/09/2012 9:51:35 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: evets

Actually... the only believable one is Obama in the Hillary seat.


20 posted on 05/09/2012 9:51:59 AM PDT by Obadiah (Resist we much!)
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To: GregNH

Well his BC is a “Composite” so I guess we have the composite President...


21 posted on 05/09/2012 9:52:18 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: GregNH
And as a side-note observation: why is everyone in the room dressed in work attire -- as if they went to work that day -- except for Obama?

There's simple explanation: Obama doesn't work.

22 posted on 05/09/2012 9:54:48 AM PDT by econjack
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To: SparkyBass

That’s hilarious!

My only complaint with the photo from day 1 - why is the PRESIDENT sitting in the corner? Isn’t there any protocol where the damn LEADER OF THE COUNTRY is given a seat at the head or middle of the table in all cases?


23 posted on 05/09/2012 9:55:01 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: GregNH

Considering that our NSA and CIA could have done this photo right - to the point that NO ONE would think it a fake - the real question is, who doctored the picture? And for what purpose?


24 posted on 05/09/2012 9:55:53 AM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: evets
I did the same thing, but I left Obama's head sized the same throughout. The one thing I can glean from this is that Obama and Billy Daley appear to me to be just about exactly the same distance from the camera. Daley's head is much bigger than Obama's.

I don't put much into what the guy said about the girl in the back of the room. Those are her hands, crossed over each other. Her left arm has a watch on the wrist. The right arm has a bracelet and there are some rings on her fingers.


25 posted on 05/09/2012 9:55:55 AM PDT by RightFighter (It was all for nothing.)
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To: GregNH

26 posted on 05/09/2012 9:56:46 AM PDT by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: Tenacious 1

I don’t know what is worse for Obama. If they photoshopped him in when he wasn’t their, it is yet another bald faced lie from the white hut. If he truly was their, in his golf attire, and clearly the least important person in the room it damages his “I killed Osama” theme.


27 posted on 05/09/2012 9:58:37 AM PDT by RightOnTheBorder
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To: hummingbird
“A Swedish paper makes the observation that Obama looks like a midget in the chair despite his six-foot-plus stature.”

One more reason the New York Times and Washington Post are crappy dem controlled newspapers... This fake should have been exposed by an American newspaper...

28 posted on 05/09/2012 9:58:55 AM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: GOPJ
I heard from one of those insider reports, (insert grain of salt),That he was informed of the assassination and for his political benefit photoshopped the pic.
29 posted on 05/09/2012 9:58:55 AM PDT by GregNH (If you are unable to fight, please find a good place to hide.)
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To: hummingbird

Stay tuned.. I am going to post my own observation of this photo that no one has discussed and it will CONVINCE you that this photo is forged. I JUST noticed this upon my own inspection and was taken aback.. I will post it shortly.


30 posted on 05/09/2012 10:01:10 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GregNH

The chair-rail height wood paneling, which appears to go all the way around the room in the other photo, ends with Obama’s chair in the famous situation room photo. I wonder why.


31 posted on 05/09/2012 10:05:15 AM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: GregNH
All the examples cited of photoshop seem to have likely explanations or are just a matter of perspective.

BUT, the one thing that always has bothered me is Obama himself. (The Obama in the corner)

Can you imagine how this went down?

The president enters. (Hail to the chief is either played or it isn't). Certainly EVERYONE jumps to their feet. One of them says “Mr. President, please sit here in the corner, in this kiddie chair”. C’Mon MAN!

32 posted on 05/09/2012 10:05:42 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: evets

LMAO!


33 posted on 05/09/2012 10:08:29 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (A conservative, a liberal and a moderate walk into a bar. Bartender says "what'll it be, Mitt?")
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To: GregNH

Of course it was photoshopped. We all know that Obama was personally laying the smackdown in Abattobad at the time of this picture.


34 posted on 05/09/2012 10:15:03 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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To: GregNH

ginp


35 posted on 05/09/2012 10:17:07 AM PDT by razorback-bert (Some days it's not worth chewing through the straps.)
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To: GregNH
Upon my own close inspection, I created my own Photoshop analysis to illustrate that Obama's head was 'cut and pasted' into this photo:


36 posted on 05/09/2012 10:22:36 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: faucetman

They are probably explained by the use of a wide angle lens, I think.


37 posted on 05/09/2012 10:25:04 AM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: GregNH

Okay i can’t stand the idiot. This is what i come up with. He is likely in a smaller chair. We don’t see any part of the chair as we do in the gentleman next to him. That leads me to conclude that the bigger chair is part of the normal furniture in the room. The chair that Obama is in is likely a folding chair placed there at the last minute,well after the whole thing started.


38 posted on 05/09/2012 10:26:57 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: wiggen
Okay i can’t stand the idiot. This is what i come up with. He is likely in a smaller chair.

It seems to me the king should have the largest chair.
39 posted on 05/09/2012 10:30:00 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

There’s another picture of Obama from that day, ostensibly from when he came off the golf course. I saw it recently in a story about his annoying “victory lap” on the anniversary of the assassination.

In it, he’s wearing another layer, a green golf shirt, looks like maybe it’s over the white shirt. So did he shed it? Or is the white shirt in the official photo from another time?

The whole thing is fishy.


40 posted on 05/09/2012 10:30:28 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: RightFighter

True. And we see Tomason’s lapel on the left side of her body. She is not ‘in front of’ the guy in front of her.


41 posted on 05/09/2012 10:38:53 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GregNH
It's an interesting idea - but doesn't work for me.

The photo didn't need to be shared in the first place. No one knew it had been taken outside of a small group of White House insiders...

Here's how easy it would have been to do an honest photo: a picture is taken with Obama in the room (later) - with a cut line about how they're 'watching the tape - and several replays' of what happened... could have been one minute later, one hour, or 12 hours later. It's the official picture from that day - and it's the truth. The suck up liberal press wouldn't push the issue. Obama IS a democrat after all. The answer, 'that day ' would be accepted.

The picture would stand - and it would be historically accurate.

The act of faking a photo - with that many high level people involved in the fake, is a form of control... it's psychologically powerful if the goal is to compromise people who are usually ethical. People who went along with the fake have two choices - two things they can tell themselves... - either they're not as ethical as they think ( a choice they won't make) OR the public can be lied to... this time - AND in the future.

The first time a man kisses a woman other than is wife there's a great internal moral debate going on within him. It's a greater debates than he'll the next 10 times he's unfaithful. People justify cheating - and once compromised, the ethical debate starts looking silly - - the consequence of being compromised.

42 posted on 05/09/2012 10:45:56 AM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: faucetman
The president enters. (Hail to the chief is either played or it isn't). Certainly EVERYONE jumps to their feet. One of them says “Mr. President, please sit here in the corner, in this kiddie chair”. C’Mon MAN!

Good Observation!

43 posted on 05/09/2012 10:48:05 AM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: Jedidah; GeorgeWashingtonsGhost; LucyT

Found it.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1382649/Osama-bin-Laden-dead-Photo-Obama-watching-special-forces-shoot-him.html

Actually, it’s not a green shirt, it’s the lining of the golf jacket. Green. Unlike what’s shown in the official photo.

Donilan’s shirt remains consistent in all the photos, but the lining of Obama’s jacket changes color. Or it’s a different jacket, which makes NO sense at all. If POTUS were going to change from his golf duds, wouldn’t he put on something dressier and more Presidential? Especially when he’s anticipating cameras and the spotlight?

Not if he wasn’t there.

Here he is coming off the golf course that day: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1382649/Osama-bin-Laden-dead-Photo-Obama-watching-special-forces-shoot-him.html


44 posted on 05/09/2012 10:58:50 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: Jedidah

You posted the same link twice.


45 posted on 05/09/2012 11:08:13 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GOPJ

The thing is, you can’t spell ‘LIBERALS’ without L-I-E. That’s one of the things that separates liberals from true conservatives; Lying. Liberals have no problem with lying. Voter fraud and doing whatever you can to win.. It’s all a game to them and anything goes. True conservatives are grounded in our founding documents which extol the virtue of truth, based on Christian values (I’m not saying ONLY Christians don’t lie, but you get my gist). If a ‘Republican’ lies, they are a RINO, not a true conservative. Democrats cheat. Democrats lie and it’s expected of them.


46 posted on 05/09/2012 11:16:15 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Nancy Pelosi vs. Michelle Bachmann.. Who would YOU rather share a secret with?


47 posted on 05/09/2012 11:20:46 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GregNH

48 posted on 05/09/2012 11:26:43 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: evets
No wonder obozo took credit getting osama, he was all over it! LOL!
49 posted on 05/09/2012 11:26:59 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Jedidah
The American Thinker provides a different image of the supposed 'situation room' from the image in the 2011 Daily Mail 'discussions' image (second photo) of the supposed 'situation room' .

The DM image shows a single very large screen at the head of the room, where the AT image shows multiple screens at the head of the room. Notice also that the Daily Mail provides two images of Obama, but not in the same chair and posing at the head of the table in yet another.

The wainscott in the 'chipmunk photo' also appears to be off perspective.

Evets #3 = LOL!!!

50 posted on 05/09/2012 11:28:04 AM PDT by wtd
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