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04/12/2011

The increasingly fringe NOM: A picture worth a thousand raised eyebrows

by Jeremy Hooper

This is a photo the increasingly anti-LGBT (as opposed to "pro-marriage") National Organization For Marriage recently used to illustrate a blog post:

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Screen Shot 2011-04-12 At 2.59.12 Pm
*SOURCE: http://rm.awarenessnetworks.com/4813430807882671197.jpg
(*Awareness Networks is the social marketing software
that
Opus Fidelis uses to push out the "NOM Social Hub")

So wrong in every way.

Unless, of course, the boy is meaning to say "Help me make my case against this group that's exploiting me for discriminatory gain." In which case -- good choice, Brian Brown!

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*UPDATE: A commenter found the source. As suspected, it's a Photoshopped stock photo. But get this: The original is a cute, playful graphic of a kid at a doctor:

Screen Shot 2011-04-12 At 5.30.21 Pm
[iStockPhoto]

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