Have you seen this photograph?
It’s doing laps around the Internet, snaring many a blogger who assumed it was real, and has even showed up in some newspapers. But’s a fake. Look at the bottom of the image. “TheKoKon.com” is a reference to Kodiak Konfidential, the blog where the image originally appeared. Follows these two links for more information:
I remember telling my thesis advisor at Wake Forest years ago that because of Photoshop, photographs would soon cease to be the kind of incontrovertible record we were accustomed to. This is a good example, although I’m disappointed anyone would be taken in by this picture. Aside from the big fat “TheKoKon.com” sitting at the bottom of the image, isn’t it obvious that Palin’s head doesn’t fit the model’s body?
And seriously, since when can the governor of any state appear in her slip on the cover of a magazine and not cause a major media sensation before she’s selected as the Republican VP?
Palin did pose for Vogue. Here is one of the authentic Vogue pictures: