Barack Obama's visit to England has been plagued by minor gaffes. On Tuesday afternoon he wrote the wrong year next to his signature in the Westminster Abbey guestbook. Then, during a lavish dinner at Buckingham Palace in honor of his visit, the president rose to toast the Queen but got his timing all wrong.
Obama put down his note cards to pick up his glass near the end of his remarks. However, the orchestra believed his speech to be finished and struck up the British national anthem. The president had a few more words to say and continued to speak -- a little awkwardly -- over the music. Via Politico: