Picture Changed in ‘First Baghdad Snow in 100 Years’ Article

Just how far are media outlets willing to go to advance a liberal agenda?

Well, consider if you will a major wire service changing the picture included in an article about rare snows in Baghdad, Iraq, several days after said article was published.

For some background, on Friday, NewsBusters drew attention to an Agence France-Presse article concerning the first snow in Baghdad for at least 100 years.

The picture included with this AFP piece is featured above right. Nice little snowy scene, yes? Makes you want to put your Christmas lights back up.

Unfortunately, if you click on the link to that AFP article now, this is the picture available (h/t NBer Popular Technology):

Why the change, folks? Did the first picture look too much like snow actually fell?

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