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Claim:   Photograph shows a Ron Paul supporter sneaking a message into a photograph with Barack Obama.

FALSE

Examples:   [Collected via e-mail, February 2012]

This is pretty funny! The guy in the background has figured out that something just isn't quite right.

College kids got to Love' em! Obama never saw it coming ... but boy was he pissed after it happened! It is now rumored that Obama has everyone's hands checked before taking pictures with them.

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Origins:   The image displayed above may be the product of a college prank, but if so it's one of the Photoshop variety, not of someone's posing for a photo op with a political figure while furtively displaying a subversive message promoting another candidate scrawled on his hand.

This item is an altered version of a photograph taken in February 2008 at a Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Richmond, Virginia, and shows then Senator Barack Obama posing with supporter Tim Kelley of Washington, D.C.:


Last updated:   22 February 2012

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