AP Adds Caption Note To ‘Unflattering’ Romney Photo

The Associated Press has added a caption note to a photo of Mitt Romney crouching in front of a girl with a surprised look on her face. Below is the updated AP caption.

CLARIFIES THAT STUDENT IS REACTING BECAUSE MITT ROMNEY WILL BE POSING FOR A PHOTO DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF HER AND HER CLASSMATES – Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney poses for photographs with students of Fairfield Elementary School, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in Fairfield, Va. A student, right, reacts as she realizes Romney will crouch down directly in front of her and her classmates for the group photo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Fox News’ website accused the AP of running a photo that is “unflattering” of the Republican presidential nominee.

[Photo credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci] 

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