Colorful Colorado

It’s not quite in the category of moving pyramids or shading OJ — or even using stock photography to misrepresent your supporters — but using an artfully combined collage of actual crowd shots can still land you in hot water:

Andrew Romanoff, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from Colorado, apologized Friday for a photograph on his web site that was altered to show an African-American woman standing next to the candidate. Romanoff also removed the photo…

“I take offense at any suggestion that our campaign attempted to deceive anyone. That’s outrageous and false,” he said.

We can’t help but sympathize. Romanoff wasn’t trying to show that some of his best friends are black. He was trying to show that there’s at least one black person in Colorado.

Colorado Senate Candidate Apologizes For Altered Photo [TPM]
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