These Shots Of Famous Politicians Are Just Pure Awkward

Before the internet, there were always embarrassing photos but once they were taken, they were left on the cutting room floor and forgotten about.

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Today, there’s not a hope or prayer that if you find yourself disgraced in front of the lens that the world will forget about it anytime soon.

So that’s the position these 12 senior politicians find themselves in every time they see these photos re-appear online. You’ll find examples from all across the world and all political spectra here, too. Click through and see what they would rather you didn’t see.

 

12. Painful Truth

Sarah Palin, one of America’s most controversial politicians, was probably at the height of honesty when she wore this t-shirt at university. “I may be broke but I’m not flat busted.” There are many Americans today who might welcome Palin being busted, but she leaves that to her son to handle instead.