Obama: The selfie President grinning for the camera on the day a solemn world mourns Mandela
When you are President of the United States of America and attending a globally broadcast memorial service in honour of one of the most influential figures of the 20th century, there are a few things you would not be expected to do:
Blow rasperries would be one. Moon from your corporate box would be another. Snog the missus might be a third.
And in fairness to Barack Obama he did none of those things. But what he did do came close.