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19 Times American Politicians Tried To Look Normal And Failed

Oh, I see what you were trying to do there.

Posted on June 5, 2014, at 3:52 p.m. ET

1. Obama with a gun.

Via Pete Souza/The White House

2. Mitch McConnell with a gun.

AP Photo/Susan Walsh

"Who am I?"

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*stands nervously*

*plays with jacket*

The video is so awkward, please watch.

3. George W. Bush trying to hold his dog.

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4. Bob Dole trying to shake someone's hand.

5. Joe Biden trying to have professional interactions with women.

6. Harry Reid attempting to care about a younger generation's music.

Facebook: HarryReid / Via Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision / AP
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7. H.W. Bush trying to bowl.

8. Obama trying to hug someone who has worked for him for 3 1/2 years.

You're doing it wrong.

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9. When Mitch McConnell smiled and tried to not look creepy.

Larry Downing / Reuters / Reuters
AP

10. When Nancy Pelosi tried manual labor.

thehill.com

It was awkward for everyone.

Boehner came to assist and Pelosi almost had a heart attack.

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"Oh, what is that?"

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11. John Kerry vs. soccer ball.

12. Barack Obama throwing a pitch so wide it went outside the camera frame.

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13. Rand Paul riding the metro.

Via ign.com

14. Hillary dancing.

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15. Gary Bauer trying to make a pancake.

16. Joe Biden trying to eat.

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17. George W. Bush meeting bald men...

...and doing this.

18. Obama trying to get a kiss out of his wife and getting rejected on a jumbotron.

And then they just sat and fidgeted like an awkward, middle school couple.

While Biden made fun of them.

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And it was so terrible the jumbotron operators switched cameras.

19. When John Boehner wished Rep. Donna Edwards luck...

Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

***SOUND OF TRUMPET****

Inspired by our awkward political friends across the pond.

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