Obama Botches Group Photo

President waves at exactly the wrong moment after UN speech
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 21, 2011 3:19 AM CDT
Updated Sep 21, 2011 4:06 AM CDT
President Obama while standing with other leaders during the Open Government Partnership event at the United Nations yesterday.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – After giving a speech at the United Nations yesterday to mark the launch of the Open Government Partnership initiative for greater transparency in government, President Obama joined other leaders for a group photo—and apparently failed to realize he isn't transparent. The president waved during the photo, completely blocking the face of a man to his right, Politico notes. The other nations joining the UN initiative are Mexico, Indonesia, South Africa, the Philippines, and Brazil.

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