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This Vine Of Ed Miliband Trying To Shake Someone's Hand Will Make You Cringe

Let the fails continue.

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After Ed Miliband gave a speech at Warwick University, he was cordially saying goodbye to his hosts. Except someone was in the way and made the whole situation very awkward.

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First he put his arm out and appeared to give a man who was passing by a weird pat on the belly.

To make things a little more awkward, the man above is Bob Roberts, Miliband's executive director of communications.
Simon Kanani / Via Twitter: @SimonKanani

To make things a little more awkward, the man above is Bob Roberts, Miliband's executive director of communications.

Then Ed retreated.

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Then the man managed to pass and Ed couldn't face looking at Roberts, and instead looked straight ahead.

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And he finally managed to shake the hand of the man hidden behind the glass (a.k.a. Lord Bhattacharyya, director of the Warwick Manufacturing Group).

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Siraj Datoo is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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