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Stock Photo Models for Al Franken

A Mother Jones reporter got a kick out of a fundraising email from Senator Al Franken, which makes light of the fact that most politicians use phony-looking stock photos in their pitches. "Hello, I'm Woman Picking Out Fruit in Supermarket. And I'm writing to you today on behalf of Al Franken—a Senator who stands up for real people (including those of us who make a living posing for stock photos)," reads the letter, under the image of a woman picking out fruit at the supermarket.