Today, the White House, in an attempt to prove that Barack Obama is a bitter clinger or something, produced this photo of Obama supposedly skeet shooting:
The photo was released with this note:
This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
However, unless they have found some way to make an end run around US copyright law, images produced by the US government normally cannot be copyrighted, which means that the White House has absolutely no control over the photo.
Which means that the White House is full of bat guano.
But we already knew that.
Anyways, I was going to collect a bunch of the Photoshops and post them here, but Doug Ross had already done a lot of this heavy lifting, so I’ll just replicate his work here.
And here are a few more that Doug Ross didn’t get to: