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President Obama´s image machine:
Controlling the narrative
while limiting media access

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:FlyRight, 4/1/2013 2:45:58 PM

WASHINGTON — A photo of the Obamas hugging that was released on Election Day 2012 has become the world´s most popular tweet on Twitter. A dressed-up version of Barack Obama´s State of the Union speech, packed with charts and graphs, is huge on YouTube. A playful picture of the president cavorting with a 3-year-old in a Spiderman costume is a favorite online. It´s all courtesy of the Obama image machine, serving up a stream of words, images and videos that invariably cast the president as commanding,compassionate and on the ball. In this world, Obama's family is always photogenic, first dog Bo is always well-behaved and the vegetables in the South Lawn kitchen garden always seem succulent.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 4/1/2013 2:59:16 PM     (No. 9254022)

I still like the ´college age´ pics of the prez...you know...the ones where he´s ´choomed´ out of his skull...

Or maybe it was the cocaine.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lilo, 4/1/2013 4:20:37 PM     (No. 9254115)

This from the AP. Sorry, your credibility is shot, having been the most fawning of newshounds of this administration.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nonsense, 4/1/2013 5:10:19 PM     (No. 9254187)

So true ... so incredibly creepy. Without the largest propaganda machine (OFA) this country has ever seen, where would the man be?

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