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Mubarak’s Photo Is Just Latest Medical Procedure

A few days ago, Egyptian blogger Wael Khalil, ironically featured here in Al-Ahram, exposed said paper, which is largely viewed as Egypt’s, or perhaps the Arab world’s paper of record, for doctoring a picture from the Whitehouse bi-annual middle east peace talks re-launch photo opp. The doctored image shows Mubarak as commanding, walking a head of the pack, just like an image conscious dictator who dies his hair at the age of 82 would.

The real image, on the other hand, showed Mubarak on the margins, behind, distant, and insignificant to the center of events. Which is also explained by the fit he through earlier, when he insisted on making a public statement after Obama, Netanyahu, and Abbas, as he was unhappy with being just an ornamental fixture, like his buddy the King of Jordan.

The editor in chief of Al-Ahram, wrote an op-ed explaining the paper’s action, although not admitting a faux pas, here are the top ten reason’s he used to justify his actions:

10. Leaders were recast in alphabetical order
9. Age before beauty, although we did not have to photoshop his hair.
8. It was done to symbolize Mubarak’s significance to the Palestinian cause.
7. What’s the big deal? Mubarak is always ahead, look at the elections.
6. Picture is not doctored; this is another one taken a second later after Mubarak moved up on his magic carpet.
5. Actually, the picture is doctored, but not nearly as much as Mubarak himself.
4. No clown left behind
3. Did you see the color sequence of ties in the original? It’s hideous.
2. It was not meant to hide Mubarak’s insignificance to the summit, rather conceal his frailty and inability to keep pace with 60-year young bucks.
1. Move Bit*h…Get Out of the way

[Tarboush tip: Diana, Hanitizer, Sana, Chaim]

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23 Responses to “Mubarak’s Photo Is Just Latest Medical Procedure”

  1. The government of Egypt is led is by a dictator and hypocrite.
    Now the whole establishment is caught with their hands in the cookie jar.
    Liars, cheaters and fake. They are trying to get credit for something they are not.
    Mubarak is no leader. He is a follower and puppet to Israel and the U.S. government.
    If any of those country would ask him to jump, he will say, how high.
    Best example is the illegal and inhumane siege of GAZA, PALESTINE, and the abuse of FREE GAZA MOVEMENT frequent caravans.

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  2. When I was growing up in the Middle East, Al-Ahram newspaper, was the most respect paper in the whole Middle East. It was so powerful and influential that would compare it by today's standard in America to the Wall Street Journal, the NY Times or even the Washington Post.

    I think to preserve the paper integrity or what is left of it, an apology is in order.

    Posted by Mahmoud El-Yousseph | September 17, 2010, 8:04 pm
  3. I like reason 6

    Posted by Layth | September 18, 2010, 9:12 am
  4. So why is every focusing on moving Mubarak's image upfront, but no one is focusing on why they posted a mirror image of him… it'm almost made his droopy face look like a smirk.

    Posted by Fayyad | September 18, 2010, 9:24 am
  5. All Egyptians are hypocrites! what do you expect from such people!!?

    Posted by Some Guy | September 18, 2010, 4:16 pm
  6. Some Guy, that was dumb thing to say.
    It is like me saying, I have all Americans because of the US ill-advised forgeing policy toward the Middle East.

    If you want to kill the snake, you hit it on its head.

    You should target Mo- Bar -rock and his foreign secretary who promised to break the bone of any Gazan who cross over into Egypt.
    while you at, don't forget Egypt national security advisor, Suliaman who publicly stated that the Rafah crossing will be open only after Hamas comes crowling on its four [ arms &legs.]

    Posted by Mahmoud El-Yousseph | September 18, 2010, 11:21 pm
  7. I have been reading the English edition of the Al~Ahram Weekly since the mid 1990's. I have noticed that Al~Ahram Weekly shows the picture of the president of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Muhammad Hosni Sayyid Mubarak in every publication. Al~Ahram Weekly tends to convey the impression that Mubarak is the most important leader in Egypt or perhaps in the Middle East. This latest photo-shop manipulation speaks volume about Al~Ahram objectivity. Who knows how many facts and pictures Al~Ahram fabricated or manipulated in the past and never get caught. Al~Ahram has very competent writers and reporters but its credibility from now on becomes questionable. This reminds me of a NYC union paper that always publish the picture of its Executive Director in every publication. It is a cult of personality that becomes very annoying with the passage of time.

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