Obama Troop Visit "Staged," Conservative Blogs Claim

05/15/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

There's a claim making the rounds right now on the top right wing blogs that the image of wildly-cheering troops during Obama's visit with them in Iraq was staged.

The charge appears to be that Obama's team manufactured the image by cherry-picking in advance troops who said they'd voted for Obama, giving cameras to them, and asking them to point them towards their Commander in Chief.

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