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But what caught everybody's eye is a minor, but hopefully unintentional, gaffe.
Just as she looked like she was running away to a landslide victory, a combination of a gaffe and a hot wobble has thrown the entire election campaign into disarray.
Just when you thought the loose-lipped Tories couldn't get any worse, up pops another gaffe.
For those who wish the president to resign or simply leave office, the gaffe was a helpful reminder that he might not actually be capable of being presidential.
Her gaffe - telling Treadwell "Let's see your teeth.
For example, David Cameron's thoughts about at what point he might voluntarily give up being prime minister have been presented both as a gaffe and a masterstroke, depending on who you listen to.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott had added another gaffe to his long list when he made a comment about Scotland's freedom that was slammed as foolish, hypocritical and offensive by Scotland's chief supporter of independence, Alex Salmond.
Offering both humor and serious analysis, this work for general readers, students, and those in politics and the media examines gaffes by presidential candidates from 1968 to 2012.
Here's a world where much more energy is expended on spinning gaffes and molding sound bites than creating sound policy.
G is also for GAFFES - one of those journalistic words reserved almost exclusively for politicians and election campaigns.
From how to make small talk without gaffes, to when a hand-written note is preferrable to email, to the critical importance of appearances in a fast-paced world where there simply isn't enough time to see deep beneath the surface, Be On Your Best Business Behavior is an absolute "must-have" for anyone determined to give the right first impression to co-workers, bosses and clients.
Written by the owner of an international training and consulting company, When in Rome or Rio or Riyadh: Cultural Q & As for Successful Business Behavior Around the World is a comprehensive guide especially for international businesspeople, covering common cultural misunderstandings and gaffes that can plague one in nations ranging from Australia to Venezuela.