What's wrong with this picture?

Determined to prevent evil dancing tykes from ruining yet another SCOTUS photo-op, the Bush White House carefully lined up the Alito family against a very distant wall ... (Via Stephen Crowley/The New York Times)

Alito swearing in ceremony

Only to be stymied by an oily liberal called Bill. [The White House website]

Alito swearing in ceremony

Perhaps it is time for a photo caption contest.

P.S.: So I finally get my lazy ass in gear and decide this is a good opportunity to do something about my abysmal traffic numbers -- i.e. I sent out 5-6 emails to the major blogs with a heads-up about the photo this morning. Good news: Daily Kos link. Laurels that can be safely rested upon for at least a month.

I stand corrected by an email from Wonkette types who assure me that the odd timing had to do with server problems. So do ignore the wrongly speculative "possibly unethical" in the following, but feel free enjoy the non-Wonkette related jab at the Beltway media:

The results over at Wonkette were unhappier and possibly unethical. But then again, the blog is run by Beltway-types who tend to get muddled about their sourcing.

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