-By Warner Todd Huston
This is the kind of ignorance that you see from the left, the kind of bull crap political attack that they pretend is just “funny,” but is really just the sort of low-down lies that the left loves to indulge. In this case, Andrew Kaczynski of the website Buzz Feed tried to push a photo that he intimates shows that Mitt Romney doesn’t know how to use a land-line telephone.
Kaczynski’s caption at twitpic was, “Romney holding the landline upside down.”
Now, it is obvious that Romney had picked up the phone but was talking to a person in the room, one not on the phone. Yet here is Buzz Feed trying to lead people to laugh at the out-of-touch Romney who doesn’t know how to use a telephone.
You might recall the photoshopped picture of George W. Bush supposedly using a phone upside down that was faked by the left? This photo appeared on every liberal website known to the Internet tubes. Well, Andrew Kaczynski is just trying to get that same effect but by just lying in a caption instead of going to the trouble to fake the photo entirely like liberals did in Bush’s term.
Yep, this is the sort of ignorant, political hackery that we’ve come to expect from the issues-ignoring left. They’d rather try to make up false narratives about Republicans using misleading captions on photos than talk about how bad Obama’s stewardship of this country has been.
When I first tweeted this, Kaczynski tweeted me back trying to claim that he just thought the photo was “funny.” He said, “Its just a funny photo. You don’t really think I’m implying Romney was talking on the phone backwards?”
The answer? Of course he was.
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Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago based freelance writer. He has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and before that he wrote articles on U.S. history for several small American magazines. His political columns are featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com, BigHollywood.com, and BigJournalism.com, as well as RightWingNews.com, RightPundits.com, CanadaFreePress.com, StoptheACLU.com, AmericanDaily.com, among many, many others. Mr. Huston is also endlessly amused that one of his articles formed the basis of an article in Germany’s Der Spiegel Magazine in 2008.
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