Baseball Crank
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April 1, 2008
POLITICS: Department of Bad Photo Ops

Whoever set up the President of the United States to look like he has been demoted to working from a cubicle in a phone bank should not have a long career in public relations:



That's from an appearance Friday in Freehold, NJ, and I seriously had to double-check that these were not satirical photos from The Onion or something. We even got the "Bush tries to feed the cube-dwellers" photo:


Oh, well. It can always be worse:


Meanwhile, Barack Obama becomes one with the Force:


UPDATE: And John McCain takes his audience on a jump to hyperspace:


Posted by Baseball Crank at 12:40 PM | Politics 2008 | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)

Imagine that last picture in the Onion, with the caption, "Bush Considers Cubicle Walls for the Mexican Border."

Posted by: MVH at April 1, 2008 1:35 PM

These photo ops are always ridiculous, intended to impress upon voters that the candidate is a regular guy. Thing is, if GWB's last name wasn't Bush, he'd probably be working in a cubicle somewhere.

Posted by: steve at April 1, 2008 6:30 PM
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