There’s nothing wrong with an organization using stock photos in its promotional pictures. After all, that’s why they’re produced.
Still, it’s kind of funny to note that the new Tea-Party-inspired advocacy group launched by Virginia Thomas — the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas — uses stock photos to convey the impression of minority support for its conservative goals.Check out the two photos below, which both appear on Liberty Central’s website:
In reality, Liberty Central is a rather more establishment production than the shots of happy middle-class minority families suggest. As we reported yesterday, a top official with the Federalist Society — the influential Washington conservative legal group of which Clarence Thomas is a member — is a director.