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Reuters and Yahoo News report on Obama’s border visit - even though it didn’t happen
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Despite the admonitions which came from politicians, media figures, and wonks on every side of the aisle, President Obama did not visit the border. He played pool, had a beer, turned down some weed, and met with Rick Perry, but he did not go to the scene of the crisis he’s manufactured. There was just too much donor cash at stake and - as the President claims - he doesn’t like photo-ops. So, once again, no border visit took place.
Unless, of course, you’re Reuters or Yahoo News. Yesterday, those two outlets reported that the border visit happened, and they even had the pictures to prove it. ...At least until they were busted by Twitchy.
Here’s the first “border visit,” from a group of photos posted by Reuters and promoted on their Twitter feed:
Unfortunately, the picture was from a stop in Denver, Colorado. Denver, as you may know, is nowhere near the border. Heck, it’s not even all that close to the Colorado border. So, this is not a border visit ...Unless magically, miraculously even, President Obama has “borrowed the power” to rearrange the geographical location of states.
Next up was Yahoo News’ Twitter feed.
Here you see our majestic leader descending the steps of Air Force One, eager to survey the events unfolding at “the border.” ...Except he’s in Austin. Austin Texas is - like Denver - smack dab in the center of the state. It “borders” its own suburbs, but it’s a long way from “the border” across which illegals have been streaming.
After getting lambasted by Twitchy and a slew of Twitter users, the Reuters headline was changed to something slightly less wrong. ...But still wrong.
Again, that’s a picture of Denver - not Austin.
Either someone over at Reuters needs to run out and buy a map or, if they don’t feel like dropping 10 bucks, they could stop being a bunch of crony bootlickers.
....Just a suggestion.