Obama Has Cringe-worthy Moment with Queen Elizabeth

In case you missed it, here’s a video of President Obama toasting the Queen while the British national anthem plays in the background. Talking over the anthem is a major breach of etiquette, and as a result, Obama is left standing quietly and awkwardly in Her Majesty’s presence. This is the sort of uncomfortable moment usually reserved for trashy reality TV; so how wonderful for us to see it all play out with major world leaders. Huzzah!



I really had no intention of watching the Royal Wedding, let alone staying up into the wee hours of the night/morning for it, but as it turns out, I was already awake at 2 AM; so I decided to turn on the telly and watch it all unfold. It was pretty fun, but I must admit that when the sermon started, I fell asleep — only awakening a significant amount of time later as Prince William and his bride Kate Middleton were riding around on a carriage through London. Happy times all around.

Anyway, I officially have Royal Fever now, and as such, I’ve compiled a photocap of the wedding. Pictures after the jump… Continue reading