The Associated Press is apologizing for what it says was a failure to place an instantly classic picture of Mitt Romney in the proper context.
The photo showed a little girl gaping as Romney bent down in front of her. The AP's original caption said that he was posing for pictures with schoolchildren.
The picture attracted instant attention, and some conservatives began accusing the AP of deliberately publishing an unflattering photo of Romney. The wire service later updated its caption, making clear that the girl was reacting to Romney's decision to pose for a picture with her and her classmates.
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