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Local TV Station Airs a Picture of President Obama...but the Mistake Is Impossible to Miss

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“Yeah, there was an accident..."

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No, the president of the United States was not facing rape allegations.

While covering the story of a rape suspect having charges against him dropped on Friday, San Diego TV station KSWB-TV made a painful error: The station aired a picture of President Barack Obama with the story, complete with a "no charges" caption under his photo, the Times of San Diego reported.

San Diego Fox affiliate KSWB-TV mistakenly aired a photo of President Barack Obama in connection with a story about an accused rapist. (Image via YouTube)

“Yeah, there was an accident when they had an over-the-shoulder” display, KSWB assignment editor Mike Wille told Times of San Diego. “It wasn’t on purpose.”

The Times noted that KSWB did not note or apologize for the error during its newscast.

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