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The Lamest Duck

Another slideshow: This time it’s President Bush’s recent trip to Europe. Most of the images aren’t of Bush at all, though; they’re of the weird moments and empty spaces that surround any State Visit.

No idea if this is intended, but it feels a lot like a photo op-ed. The pictures definitely seem to make an argument: about the hollowness of pomp, about the scene behind the TV cameras, about being alone in the world.

June 13, 2007 / Uncategorized


Time calls these slideshows “photo essays,” so it definitely seems justified to read the series as expressing a viewpoint or argument. And I really like your reading of the series.

I have to say, I hate the way these photo essays load on It makes the entire page refresh each time I view a new pic – good content, but I prefer crappy kodak easy share galleries to this interface.

I am with you on the interface. It’s slow & clunky & totally just a play for more pageviews. Lame!

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