Yahoo! News / AFP Disingenuous Use of Bullet Photos

<p><img src="http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/afp/20070814/capt.sge.kvv94.140807212420... align="right" border="0" hspace="7" vspace="7" width="240" />Hot on the heels of Barack Hussein Obama claiming U.S. troops are &quot;<a href="http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1881660/posts">killing civilians</a>&quot;, Yahoo! News <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/photos/ss/events/iraq/082701iraqplane/im:/070814/p... a AFP <a href="http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/afp/20070814/capt.sge.kvv94.140807212420... (right) taken by Wissam al-Okaili showing a woman with two bullets that purportedly &quot;hit her house&quot; during a coalition forces raid. </p><p>I won't even insult you by pointing out what's wrong with this pictur<img src="http://img177.imageshack.us/my.php?image=45430812hp9.jpg" align="right" border="0" height="1" hspace="7" vspace="7" width="1" />e. One photographer on <a href="http://www.sportsshooter.com/message_display.html?tid=26020">a forum</a> asks &quot;How would any photo editor ever allow such a photo to be published?&quot; I offer two answers; 1. Because they want to believe. 2. Because they don't know the first thing about guns or bullets.</p><p>In a completely Clintonesque defense (depends what the meaning of 'is' is), some are claiming that the bullets <i>could</i> have &quot;hit her house&quot; -- had they been thrown at it. '</p><p>(<a href="/blogs/ken-shepherd/2007/08/15/ace-spades-mocks-media-falling-bogus-bullets-story">Ken Shepherd's take</a> on the story.)</p><!--break-->