Quote: Robert Gates on Osama bin Laden’s Death Photo

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“I have gotten from friends all over the country copies of the picture that was this iconic picture taken in the Situation Room while we were watching the operation. And they have been photoshopped in every way you can imagine…Coming after the royal wedding, one of these had all of us in one of these big, wide-brimmed hats from the wedding.”

— ROBERT GATES, defense secretary, on how his decision not to release Osama bin Laden’s death photo was based on fears that it might be manipulated electronically (via Politico)

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