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Fighter jets shown at Democratic convention military tribute not American either

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By Doug Powers  •  September 17, 2012 04:03 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

The DNC had already apologized after it was discovered that the ships shown at their convention in a military tribute video were actually part of the Russian navy:

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As you can see, there were also fighter jets in the picture. No, it’s not what you’re thinking — the planes aren’t Russian too. Turkish, perhaps, but definitely not Russian:

That huge image, visible in the Time Warner Cable Arena during speeches by Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry and retired Admiral John B. Nathman, also depicted a synchronized formation of jet aircraft that convention-goers assumed were American fighter planes.

But the F-5 fighter planes in the photo are part of the air force of Turkey, a nation whose government is now jailing journalists and establishing Islam as a state religion.

Brad Woodhouse, a spokesman for the Democratic National Committee, did not respond when the The Daily Caller asked why the convention planners displayed Turkish-flown aircraft alongside Russian warships while seeking support from the American military community.

The DNC blamed a “vendor error” for the Russian ships being shown, so I imagine that will be the scapegoat again for the display of Turkish Air Force planes. Where is this “vendor” anyway? They didn’t outsource video production did they?

**Written by Doug Powers

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