The photos Chávez said he had of a US Orion P3 war plane invading Venezuelan air space last week? It’s a Wikipedia job:
The Wikipedia File History shows the photo was first uploaded in 2005!
Considering the amount of money these jokers have at their disposal, we get some appallingly hackish agit-prop out of ’em.
Otra cómica más…
[Hat tip: EG]
UPDATE: Taking a closer look, it’s a bit more ambiguous than I’d made out. Chávez did say Venezuelan air space had been invaded by este avión, "this plane" – but minutes earlier, he had also said it’d been invaded by un avión de este tipo, "a plane of this type." [Second-order hat tip: VUS.]
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