Wash. Times fabricates photo of Kagan in turban in attempt to tie her to Shariah

Blog ››› ››› ADAM SHAH

The Washington Times printed a doctored photo of Elena Kagan wearing a turban to accompany a column by Frank Gaffney making the absurd charge that Elena Kagan is "enabling efforts to insinuate" Shariah law in the United States. The Washington Times' print edition gave no indication that the photo had been doctored (while online, the photo bore a caption stating "Illustration: Kagan and Shariah.")

In the June 22 print edition, The Washington Times published the following doctored photo alongside Gaffney's column:

The doctored Times photo appears to be based on a 2003 file photo provided by Harvard University:

Think Progress also noted this.

The Washington Times
Elena Kagan
We've changed our commenting system to Disqus.
Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here.
Updated rules for commenting are here.