Living life in the political spotlight doesn't always make for pretty pictures.
Awkward kisses featuring politicians on both sides of the aisle have been captured on camera in recent years. Perhaps bad timing was to blame, or simply misreading the situation that led two people to both go left, then right, only to accidentally lock lips in the center.
Below, a slideshow of some of the most awkward political kisses.
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