During a speech at a dinner for the pro-Obama group Organizing for America on Tuesda, President Obama sneezed, recovering smoothly by turning it into a pitch for “Obamacare.”
“Gotta get covered,” Obama said after the dust had settled.
A couple things about that:
1. The sneeze has an unusual flair to it, with the president throwing up both hands, probably leading anyone who saw it to expect a visible “Ah-choo!” might pop out of Obama’s mouth. It was a little bemusing.
2. The sneeze went completely uncovered. New rules of etiquette and cleanliness advise one who feels a sneeze coming on to promptly raise an arm to his or her nose and mouth, directing the sneeze into the crook of it, like so…