Bias? What bias? Whenever you think Palinistas whine too much, stories like this are the rule, not the exception

Palin was responding to this. (h/t Michelle Malkin)

If you don’t want to follow the link, here ya go:

The Associated Press transmitted a photo from Haiti of Palin captioned, “Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, center, has her hair done during a visit to a cholera treatment center set up by the NGO Samaritan’s Purse in Cabaret, Haiti, Saturday Dec. 11, 2010. Palin arrived Saturday in Haiti as part of a brief humanitarian mission. Dieu Nalio Chery / AP”

That photo and caption set off rabid attacks on Palin from the Huffington Post, the U.K.’s Daily Mail and, of course, Palingates.

The photo does indeed show Sarah Palin standing with her husband Todd as a woman whose face is obscured uses two hands to fix the hair on the right side of Palin’s head.

However, one can observe that the woman is white, with her brown hair pulled back in a ponytail, wearing a white shirt with a bulky scarf and dark pants.

In other photos from Saturday, Todd and Sarah Palin’s white, brunette, eldest daughter Bristol, who accompanied her parents on the trip to Haiti, is wearing the exact same clothing and ponytail as the “hair stylist” in the AP photo.

That’s right, what the Palin-hating AP and others fail to report is that the “hair stylist” is Bristol Palin.

The AP photographer who sent the caption would have known that it was Bristol Palin, but by not mentioning her the AP was able to do a media hit on Palin but still be able to claim they told the “truth” with the caption.

Here’s the picture:

To reiterate – all weekend Palin gets bashed for going to Haiti at the invitation of Franklin Graham to get some media attention for the humanitarian crisis in that country, and gets bashed mercilessly by the same people who say she’s too parochial and needs to travel more. Then, her daughter is photographed, face obscured, doing something to her mother’s hair and Palin is again painted as a diva.

This stuff will continue, of course, but just wanted to point out how patently dishonest it is.

Wizbang also picked up on the story here

Bias? What bias?

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