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Mon Jul 18, 2016, 06:36 AM

 

A Photo That Mike Pence Posted To Twitter Is Really Freaking People Out

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/optical-illusion-mike-pence-picture_us_578b58efe4b0867123e1970a

It’s only been a day since Donald Trump announced that the Indiana governor would be his running mate. But he already has us scratching our heads, after posting this optical illusion-style photograph to Twitter.



At first glance, it appears Pence is simply enjoying a meal with his wife, Karen, and one of their daughters. In fact, he captioned the image as such.

“Busy weekend in NY!” he wrote. “Enjoying a quick dinner with the family at @Chilis. Looking forward to getting back to Indiana.”

But on closer inspection, it appears that his daughter doesn’t have a reflection in the mirror that the trio is sitting beside. Take a look for yourself. Pence’s reflection? Check. His wife’s? Check. But his daughter’s? Hmmm, nope.

It’s sparked debate on Twitter, with some people questioning whether it had been Photoshopped or was the result of a bizarre optical effect.

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Reply A Photo That Mike Pence Posted To Twitter Is Really Freaking People Out (Original post)
AntiBank Jul 2016 OP
Laura PourMeADrink Jul 2016 #1
melman Jul 2016 #3
Logical Jul 2016 #5
AntiBank Jul 2016 #12
Shrek Jul 2016 #13
AntiBank Jul 2016 #14
madinmaryland Jul 2016 #38
brucefan Jul 2016 #2
In_The_Wind Jul 2016 #11
DUgosh Jul 2016 #20
anneboleyn Jul 2016 #33
Jarqui Jul 2016 #4
MyNameGoesHere Jul 2016 #6
dlwickham Jul 2016 #7
roamer65 Jul 2016 #26
DinahMoeHum Jul 2016 #8
independentpiney Jul 2016 #36
boston bean Jul 2016 #9
1StrongBlackMan Jul 2016 #10
yardwork Jul 2016 #15
1StrongBlackMan Jul 2016 #16
grossproffit Jul 2016 #18
anneboleyn Jul 2016 #31
anneboleyn Jul 2016 #32
grossproffit Jul 2016 #17
Javaman Jul 2016 #19
pangaia Jul 2016 #21
Jarqui Jul 2016 #22
IggleDoer Jul 2016 #23
Jarqui Jul 2016 #24
msanthrope Jul 2016 #25
NuclearDem Jul 2016 #28
msanthrope Jul 2016 #29
asiliveandbreathe Jul 2016 #27
Motley13 Jul 2016 #30
MFM008 Jul 2016 #34
anneboleyn Jul 2016 #35
unblock Jul 2016 #37
renate Jul 2016 #39

Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 06:41 AM

1. worry more about what people have said is the enormous lack of

judgement eating at Chili's when you are in a city with thousands of fabulous places to eat

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #1)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:13 AM

3. That's deliberate

 

It plays well with the the people they want to appeal to.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #1)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:18 AM

5. Oh FFS, OLIVE GARDEN syndrome again?

 

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Response to Logical (Reply #5)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:51 AM

12. what is Olive Garden Syndrome?

 

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Response to AntiBank (Reply #12)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:53 AM

13. I posted about it in the Lounge

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1018882323

But nobody really seemed to get the joke.

Surprising, really, because I thought the whole Olive Garden thing was an iconic part of DU history.

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Response to Shrek (Reply #13)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:58 AM

14. thanks

 

I would never eat at either place. Bleeeech. But I really do not care either were anyone eats, lot's of people have bad taste (if they didn't, Mcdonald's would be FUCKED), and it isn't my problem, lolol.

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Response to Logical (Reply #5)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 02:32 PM

38. Not that, unless like me, you saw the woman in the mirror breastfeeding her baby while letting

all of her kids run around in the restaurant screaming.

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:05 AM

2. I'm not seeing it

Wouldn't Pence's reflection be blocking hers?

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Response to brucefan (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:45 AM

11. It looks like that's what happened.

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Response to brucefan (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 08:30 AM

20. Then where is her food?

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Response to brucefan (Reply #2)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:32 PM

33. Not entirely -- it wouldn't line up exactly like that or explain other discrepancies

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:17 AM

4. Birthers and GOP deadheads are going to do a lot of hand wringing ...

worrying his daughter is a vampire ... but they'll get over it and find some wacky way to justify their vote for them

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:26 AM

6. VAMPIRE!

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Response to MyNameGoesHere (Reply #6)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:31 AM

7. My first thought as well

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Response to MyNameGoesHere (Reply #6)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:18 PM

26. Well, we already know most Rethugs are blood suckers.

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:39 AM

8. Another thing: there is no Chili's in New York City. . .

(unless you count Queens or Staten Island)

Far more likely, Pence and family were in New Jersey, near Teterboro Airport.

http://www.chilis.com/EN/Pages/locationresults.aspx

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Reply #8)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:58 PM

36. yes, they were flying out of Teterboro

Doesn't change the fact his daughter is a vampire though.

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:42 AM

9. I was more concerned the guy was already turning orange.

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 07:43 AM

10. My vote is she was photoshopped in ...

 

notice Pence and wife have plates in front of them; whereas, the daughter doesn't. Though it is possible that her plate was already cleared away.

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #10)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 08:04 AM

15. The table is set for two. Two mugs, and two replacement mugs.

This is weird. It really looks like she was photoshopped in - why do that????

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Response to yardwork (Reply #15)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 08:12 AM

16. Lazy Or, a lack of authentic "hanging with the family" pictures?

 

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #16)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 08:22 AM

18. Oh dear. I just read your post as "banging" with the family.

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #10)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:28 PM

31. Where is the kid that is at the end of the table in reflection but not in picture?

Weird, and he is not taking the picture as one can tell from the angle. There also appears to be someone beside the wife in the reflection but not in the picture. As everyone is saying the daughter has no drink of her own or plate of her own. There is no way that Pence is blocking her entire reflection either --plus other details are changed. This seems like a cheap photoshop to pump up the "Pence Family Man" motif that was so desperately peddled at the convention.

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #10)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:31 PM

32. She doesn't have her own drink either whereas mom and Dad have drinks plus refills. The kid?

He is in reflection but not in photo (and he is not tall enough to be taking this photo)

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 08:21 AM

17. Holy chit! She's a vampire.

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 08:27 AM

19. more of the right wing psychopaths unsmiling eyes. nt

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 08:33 AM

21. Hmm.. well Pense does cast a shadow on her

the table casts a shadow on her leg, her head casts a shadow on her blouse and she casts a shadow on the booth.

But my smart phone is smarter than I am so....

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 08:42 AM

22. This photoshop works for me ...



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Response to Jarqui (Reply #22)

Mon Jul 18, 2016, 09:44 AM

23. Trump and his little Penice?

n/t

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Response to IggleDoer (Reply #23)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:02 PM

24. Look how small Donny's hands are

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:15 PM

25. Chili's in NYC?? Philistines. nt

 

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Response to msanthrope (Reply #25)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:25 PM

28. Why, it's like going to the Olive Garden on Times Square...

 

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Response to NuclearDem (Reply #28)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:26 PM

29. While chainsmoking and breastfeeding my pitbull. nt

 

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:22 PM

27. Wow! - missing image???? HUH???

I wonder, if it was the drumpf sitting where pence is??? Would his image disappear??? - Maybe we can get a photoshop of it...just WOW!!!


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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:27 PM

30. Wow, NY has the worlds best pizza

no knife & fork though


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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:48 PM

34. Optical

Enlarge it. You see her chin under his and her hair.

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Response to MFM008 (Reply #34)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 12:56 PM

35. Not her chin unless her chin has 90 degree angle

That is something else, not her chin. Nor do I see her hair or any other sign of her (plus that doesn't explain her lack of food of beverages which all belong to mom and dad) in photo. And yes I have enlarged the photo.

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 02:19 PM

37. if you look closely at the reflection of pence's shoulder

you can see just a bit of his daughter's outfit.

otherwise he is completely blocking her.

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Sun Jul 24, 2016, 02:57 PM

39. you can see the edge of the table where she'd be, and the glass with the lemon floating in it

To me, it would seem impossible that he'd block her entire body given the angles of reflection that the visible edge of the table where she should be, as well as the glass (the one on the left at the edge of the table), would indicate.

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