Politics & Media
Sep 05, 2008, 07:24AM

"That's not stock photo keyword searching we can believe in."

It very well might be that the McCain campaign attempted to use a shot of Walter Reed Army Medical Center as a backdrop for the man's acceptance speech ... and instead wound up with a shot of Walter Reed Middle School in North Hollywood, California.

A lot of people were asking tonight: what the hell was that mansion up behind John McCain tonight during the first part of the speech? As I noted below, the TV close-ups only showed McCain's head against the grass in the picture, which made it look like he was reprising his famed green screen performance. And when they panned out, it looked like McCain was showing off one of his mansions.

Well, several readers have written in to tell me that the building is actually the main building on the campus of the Walter Reed Middle School in North Hollywood, California. And sure enough, this page on the school's website makes it pretty clear that they're correct.

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