Stretching the truth?

November 12, 2011

Blog Guy, you know that Dmitry Medvedev guy who is President of Russia? He’s kind of strange looking. Can you use Photoshop or something like that to distort a picture of him and make him look even goofier?

No. I never, ever use Photoshop to manipulate news pictures in this blog. It isn’t ethical.

Having said that, I did manage to accommodate your request.

That’s great! But how did you do it without violating the Bloggers’ Code?

I just needed to get the right equipment.

Say, Blog Guy, generally speaking do you think the Russians are as concerned as we Americans are about political correctness?

Oh, I couldn’t comment on that. Bloggers’ Code, you know…

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Members of an internet support community called Medvedev’s Girls attend a meeting of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev with bloggers in Moscow’s Kremlin November 9, 2011. REUTERS/Alexander Nemenov/Pool

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Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

…and Medvedev’s Girls look S-O-O-O-O absolutely THRILLED to be supported by, er – I mean supporting – the Prez (wink, wink).

Posted by Moonshine | Report as abusive

suggested t-shirt captions:
More than a handful
Mammaries for Medvedev
Here’s milk in your eye!
Medvedev – the Perky President!
Medvedev Mammography Clinic – free initial consultation

any other udderly fabulous suggestions?

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

The OE Bloggers are the only support group I need. Bet we have more fun than they do!

@BG: when are you coming out with the Tee shirts?

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Sarkozy, eat your heart out!

Posted by jclimacus081 | Report as abusive

Lucky lucky, lucky Russian pres 😀

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Hey, if the picture of the president of Russia wants a high five then I shall happily oblige! 😀

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

To add to Georgia’s T-shirt captions:
He has a grasp of the left and the right — pair up with Medvedev.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

Berlusconi, you aint NEVER getting that!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Medvedev: He’s real, and he’s spectacular.
(for all you Seinfeld fans)

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive

Spin gets my vote for winning comment on this one!

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

Boy I bet those girls will be glad when they can get THAT off their chest.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive