A picture may have been worth a thousand words in the pre-Internet days. This one might be worth about a thousand times that, in terms of charges, counter-charges, rumors, innuendo and blog posts.
This is the photo of Sen. Barack Obama in local garb during a trip to Kenya in 2006. It was taken by the Associated Press at the time, and was thought pretty unremarkable.
But it was recirculated this week in a completely different context, the Democratic presidential campaign. For those not keeping score at home, here's the Cliff Notes version of what happened.
Read about it, and offer a comment on the blog.