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President Bush listens to Nancy Jara read during a visit to the Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans Headquarters Summer Reading Camp Friday, June 14, 2002, in Houston . The President during his visit said the terrorists who conducted the car bombing at the U.S. consulate in Karachi Pakistan " are radical killers" with no regard for human life. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Picture: A widely-circulated photo appeared to show President George W. Bush holding a picture book upside down while reading with children during a 2002 Houston school visit.

Controversy: The photo gave visual ammunition to Mr. Bush’s detractors and political opponents, many of whom caricatured the president as, well, not so bright.

Verdict: Fake. Comparison to an original Associated Press photograph shows that the book’s “upside-down†cover was digitally altered.
Photo by: RICK BOWMER
President Bush listens to Nancy Jara read during a visit to the Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans Headquarters Summer Reading Camp Friday, June 14, 2002, in Houston . The President during his visit said the terrorists who conducted the car bombing at the U.S. consulate in Karachi Pakistan " are radical killers" with no regard for human life. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Picture: A widely-circulated photo appeared to show President George W. Bush holding a picture book upside down while reading with children during a 2002 Houston school visit. Controversy: The photo gave visual ammunition to Mr. Bush’s detractors and political opponents, many of whom caricatured the president as, well, not so bright. Verdict: Fake. Comparison to an original Associated Press photograph shows that the book’s “upside-down†cover was digitally altered.

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