All is not well for Hazel McCallion. The Mississauga mayor is in the thick of conflict-of-interest accusations surrounding her son, Peter. What’s worse, though, she is apparently being pursued by a phantom limb, visible only to the Star‘s cameras. Yes, that right there is Hazel and Peter in a Star file photo, shot by photographer Ken Faught, and that right there is the Star giving them a hand.
The photo with the extra right hand—the result of an unfinished edit to remove whoever else was in the shot with the mother and son—was used by the Star in September, which landed the paper a spot on PhotoshopDisasters, though it was a mistake that the Star caught, updating their story with a cropped shot. But for one reason or another, the arm’s back: the Star‘s now used it two times in one week to accompany a story about Hazel, the most recent article being today’s “Defiant McCallion rallies supporters.” The article’s first words? “With her 31-year grip on Mississauga slipping…”
If you want to see the photo much larger, and so disproportionately more unnerving, by all means: