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This Reuters photo from President Barack Obama's Columbus, Ohio campaign event could be a Republican-made meme, but it's actually a legitimate shot from Reuters photographer Kevin Lamarque. "This is like a slow pitch softball for the GOP," Reuters' Anthony De Rosa wrote on Twitter, referring to the constant GOP criticism that Obama relies too heavily on the screens that scroll his speeches. (And, it seems he's right, based on this post from The Blazeand, numerous  tweets we found.) In March, Rick Santorum took on teleprompters as a candidate, saying they should be illegal. In July, Obama appeared to be weaning himself off their use, but as Tuesday's photo suggests, he's back on it.

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