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Pelosi Photoshops Women into Photo

11:40 AM, Jan 4, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Nancy Pelosi's office photoshopped four faces into this photo, which now, after the alteration, includes all the Democratic women now in the House of Representatives:

And here's a similar photo, taken by the European Photo Agency, with the top row missing:

"The group photo showed four House members who arrived too late to pose on the Capitol steps. A computer program was used to add them to the image later posted on Flickr," reports the AP.

But Pelosi maintains the picture is still an accurate historical representation. "Pelosi told a news conference Friday the picture was an accurate historical record of the female lawmakers from her party. She also said it was freezing outside, and that the members were entertaining guests on the day they were sworn in for the 113th Congress," the AP reports.

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