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On the heels of one of the most successful and inane blog posts in Washington City Paper history—-which detailed a piece of Saliva on the edge of Barack Obama‘s lip during his speech at the Democratic National Convention—-comes this video footage of Obama clearing another thingy from his mouth. The youtube user who posted this video would have you believe that Obama “flips off John McCain just like he flipped off Hillary in the primaries” in this video, indicating that Barack Obama has “NO CLASS!” In fact, the video points to a far more troubling issue with Obama: His tendency to accumulate wetness on the side of his mouth.


We’ll have to wait until tomorrow to see if the Spittle Effect hurts Obama’s chances, or merely bolsters his image among middle-class, spit-accumulating Americans.