WASHINGTONIAN political reporter, Garrett Graff told the AFP that they've been "swamped" by reader response to their May cover showing a topless Obama.
Unfortunately for the magazine, Susan Moeller, someone you should know, writing in the HUFFINGTON POST, pointed out the uncomfortable fact that the image has been altered.
Graff went on to say (to AFP) that Moeller was up in arms over nothing, "We didn't change the concept of the picture."
After making a few more meaningless and silly excuses he added this whopper,
"This is much ado about nothing. It's not like the Iranian government's shot last year where they added a whole fourth missile."
Since when is not being as dishonest as the Iranian government a valid journalistic standard for the American news media?
Here's the image they started with...
Garrett, enjoy the traffic spike.
You must realize of course, if you ever get a really big "scoop", something along the lines of Watergate, there's absolutely, in my opinion, no reason why anyone would trust your words.
At this point, we can't even trust your publication to accurately report the color of a pair of swim trunks.