Where will BP's photoshopped clean-up images stop?
By Alexandra Petri
What's most disturbing about this is that the level of photo-retouching expertise demonstrated here is only slightly worse than in BP's actual altered images. And I did this in fifteen minutes, using Microsoft Paint.
Here's the original.
A blogger first discovered that BP had been doctoring its online cleanup images -- including one of its control center that showed an image of the exploded well on every screen -- and The Post has since discovered even more instances where photographs were changed.
But as long as BP was going to doctor its images, why not incorporate a plausible excuse for why the cleanup was taking so long? For instance:
Just a thought!
| July 22, 2010; 4:44 PM ET
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