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Screen Shot 2015-03-09 at 1.55.04 PMAnd now for the Louis Renault Award of the month. The New York times–you remember them? Wholly owned publishing arm of the Democrat party? That’s right. You’re going to love this one, via Fox News: 

The decision by The New York Times to run a front-page image on Sunday of President Obama — and family — leading a march to mark the 50th anniversary of the Selma civil rights clashes, while leaving out of the image former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura, apparently was mirrored in the “official White House photo” of the event.

The official White House blog’s Sunday entry on the Alabama march led with a similar image, focusing on Obama and his family, as well as civil rights figures, but leaving out the Bushes.

Both images show Obama walking alongside Georgia Democratic Rep. John Lewis, and even Al Sharpton, as they led thousands across the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

No! I can’t believe it! The NYT and the Obama White House would never do such a thing! But after all, why not? I mean, who has done more for racial harmony and bringing Americans together than Barack Obama? What’s that you say? Your French Poodle? Well, uh…

The White House blog does acknowledge in the caption that the Bushes were there, and the photo at the bottom of the page includes them off to the side. [skip]

Basil Smikle Jr., a Democratic strategist and former advance team member for the Clinton White House, noted that the Bushes were not standing directly next to the Obamas. He told Fox News he would have liked to see both presidents together, at least in the New York Times photo.

‘Both presidents should have been close together,’ he said.

Regardless, the Bushes were standing but a few feet away from the first family and were included in other photos.

A spokeswoman for the Times told FoxNews.com that the newspaper did not crop the Bush family out of the original image for the front-page display.

Of course not! That would explain why they weren’t actually depicted in the–you know–the depiction, because they weren’t–you know–cropped out, so since they weren’t cropped out, they would have been in the photo, except that they weren’t, but they weren’t cropped out, and you can be sure of that because it was in the “Newspaper of Record,” where “not cropped out,” now apparently means “absolutely cropped out.”

This is a stunning example of media bias,’ said Deneen Borelli, a Fox News contributor and outreach director for the conservative FreedomWorks.

You don’t say. I’m shocked–shocked! Can I get my Louis Renault award now, please?