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    “The camera never lies” is one of the great myths of the twentieth century. The camera always lies; none more than the television camera.

    Liars in high places love the camera because it is the most effective propaganda tool ever invented; it can sell thin air as fact as well as alter reality when accompanied by the right words —— propagandists always have the right words. The best part is that the photographer is never charged with perjury for the images he produces.

    In a just world Don Hewitt (1922 - 2009) would have been held criminally liable for what he did to Nixon in his first debate with Kennedy. Hewitt later bragged he elected two presidents, JFK and Bill Clinton. In an unjust world a picture can be discredited but never the photographer. Hewitt enjoyed a long and profitable career at CBS.

    Hussein’s daily appearances in television clips saying this and that reaffirms the TV camera’s position as the number one liar. After all, Hussein said it on TV so who would dare call him liar? Having cut up the TV camera let’s not sell the still photograph short.


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