AP’s photo bias on display again with ‘rusted’ Ted Cruz campaign sign

AP’s photo bias on display again with ‘rusted’ Ted Cruz campaign sign
Image: Jacquelyn Martin / AP

So it’s not as blatant or graphic as a gun pointed to his head, but a recent Associated Press campaign photo of presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz shows the Texas Republican appearing with the word “Rusted” in the background during a campaign stop.

Our colleague Susan Jones at NewsBusters’s sister site CNSNews.com noticed the photo yesterday:

(CNSNews.com) – You have to wonder how long the Associated Press photographer waited for the chance to snap the photograph reprinted here — the one that shows Republican Ted Cruz standing against the backdrop of a sign that reads “TRUSTED.”

Except Cruz is blocking the “T,” so the signed reads “RUSTED.”

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