Obama Conspiracist Needs Photoshop Lesson
President may not be in that photo, but his knee sure is
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 7, 2011 5:45 PM CDT
Updated Apr 10, 2011 10:44 AM CDT
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(Newser) – An author on a mission to prove President Obama is a fraud asserts that a widely circulated photo of Barack Obama with his grandparents is a fake. In his YouTube video, Jack Cashill explains that Obama has been Photoshopped to appear between his grandparents, and he offers up what he says is the "original" Obama-less photo as proof. Trouble is, as Media Matters delights in pointing out, you can still see Obama's knee between them. (The rest of his body has magically disappeared, though.)

Alex Pareene at Salon picks up the case: "What was Barack Obama's knee doing in New York, while the rest of him was in Pakistan, and Indonesia? Dealing drugs? Why are mainstream journalists afraid to ask tough questions about the president's detachable knee? The people have a right to know!" Click to read his full column. See the Cashill video and the "before and after" photos at left.

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stevsie
Apr 11, 2011 7:11 PM CDT
yeah, from the guy who photoshopped his fake birth certificate.
Even-Steven
Apr 11, 2011 11:18 AM CDT
Tea Baggers, douchy etc. Got it. I do wish my President, who i wholeheartedly feel is an American citizen and rightfully our President, would provide his birth certificate after making a bet with Trump. If i produce it, you will shut up, never again speak a word about me publically and not run for office of the POTUS. If i don't produce it, I will resign the office of the President of the United States of America. I wish he'd produce it to just shut these people up or if he already has, say who he has shown when he declared he was running etc. It is such an old silly issue that needs to die.
zdaydream
Apr 10, 2011 12:15 PM CDT
Tea Party at it's worst. <:-)