1,000 Words: Bogus Beckham Edition

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This priceless photo that’s currently making the rounds — James Fallows calls it the best of the World Cup — is purportedly of Obama’s glee and David Beckham’s consternation just after England’s goalkeeper flubbed their match with Team USA over the weekend. Too bad it’s a blatant fake. The reflection in the table shows the original on-screen image: astronauts aboard the international space station. Obama chatted with them via video link on February 17. Original photo after the jump:

(Original photo via Engineers Week)

UPDATE: Fallows caught on.

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