Nightly News | April 12, 2013
>>> president obama was presenting the naval academy football team with the commander in chief's trophy -- something about beating army -- when they presented him with a tricked out specially fitted football helmet , but he didn't take the bait, didn't put it on and at least he explained why.
>> here's the general rule. you don't put stuff on your head if you're president. [ laughter ] that's politics 101. you never look good wearing something on your head.
>> the example that comes quickly to mind, michael dukakis in the tank. it has haunted politicians for generations ever since.