Thursday, August 10, 2006

I'm sure there's a reasonable explanation

for the GOP choosing to make Howard Dean look like Hitler on its official website.

Atrios posted this screen grab:


So I went hunting. Yes, that "moustache" photo does exist on someone guy's blog under the header "Dean Goes Mad," but here's what it looks like at the GOP-friendly Free Republic:

Howard Dean

So I shrank it down, thinking maybe it's just crushed pixels. Nope.

Howard Dean

From PBS:

Still no moustache.

Very professional of the GOP to hunt down the original photo, choosing instead to link to an unattributed picture. Classy.

UPDATE I just posted the "revised" photo that the GOP has up at their site now.