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Reason 3,445,646 why I love Daily Kos:

1. Howard Kallogian, a Republican candidate in the CA-50 special election, posts this picture, which he claims he took in Bahgdad:

He argues the picture is proof that Iraq is 'calm' and 'stable' contrary to press reports.

2. AnthonyLA casts doubt on the picture, noting that, well, women are wearing western clothing, couples are holding hands, signs are in roman script, etc.

3. Commenter jem6x digs up this picture of the very same neighborhood:

Location? The Istanbul suburb of Bakirkoy. And for those taking score at home, that's not in Iraq. It's in Turkey.

Another GOoPer liar exposed thanks to people-powered media.

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Wed Mar 29, 2006 at 10:33 AM PST.

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