Just when you thought the loose-lipped Tories couldn't get any worse, up pops another gaffe
- telling Treadwell "Let's see your teeth.
For example, David Cameron's thoughts about at what point he might voluntarily give up being prime minister have been presented both as a gaffe
and a masterstroke, depending on who you listen to.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott had added another gaffe
to his long list when he made a comment about Scotland's freedom that was slammed as foolish, hypocritical and offensive by Scotland's chief supporter of independence, Alex Salmond.
Offering both humor and serious analysis, this work for general readers, students, and those in politics and the media examines gaffes
by presidential candidates from 1968 to 2012.
24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Mother Jones video released last Monday, Republican candidate Mitt Romney made a major gaffe
in stating that 47% of Americans believe that they are victims, "entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it.
The Italian press, with their stories of my gaffes
, harm the reputation of Italy.
G is also for GAFFES
- one of those journalistic words reserved almost exclusively for politicians and election campaigns.
From how to make small talk without gaffes
, to when a hand-written note is preferrable to email, to the critical importance of appearances in a fast-paced world where there simply isn't enough time to see deep beneath the surface, Be On Your Best Business Behavior is an absolute "must-have" for anyone determined to give the right first impression to co-workers, bosses and clients.
Written by the owner of an international training and consulting company, When in Rome or Rio or Riyadh: Cultural Q & As for Successful Business Behavior Around the World is a comprehensive guide especially for international businesspeople, covering common cultural misunderstandings and gaffes
that can plague one in nations ranging from Australia to Venezuela.
Other missteps identified by recruiters were committing cultural gaffes
and/or political suicide (16 percent), waiting too long to implement change (16 percent), not spending enough face time with subordinates (14 percent), getting sidetracked by "fire drills" (11 percent) and hesitating on tough personnel decisions (10 percent).
Today we take a look back at some gaffes
with a North East slant.
Some eBay users are making the most of spelling gaffes
He suffers from low support ratings, partly triggered by the gaffes
Later the Academy went back to the jury system and now seems settled into a fairly established routine without too many gaffes