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Iranians attack! Target: Michelle Obama’s Oscars gown

Olivier Knox
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Apparently missile launches and stealth fighters aren’t the only things keeping Iranian Photoshoppers busy these days: First lady Michelle Obama’s shoulder-baring Oscars dress got some digital tailoring to meet Tehran’s standards, as well.

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Obama wore the shiny Naeem Khan number at the White House to announce the Best Picture winner— “Argo,” the thriller based on a CIA operation to rescue Americans in post-revolution Iran.

It was apparently too much for Iran's semiofficial Fars News Agency, which modified Obama’s gown for its online report.

(Hat tip: Enduring America via Agence France-Presse photographer Patrick Baz)

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