NYT Journalist Wonders Why Politicians Are Putting Their Hands Over Their Hearts All of a Sudden 

Hannah Gold · 08/07/16 03:00PM

Error-prone New York Times reporter Alessandra Stanley has spotted a novel and inscrutable hand gesture where one places their hand over their heart. It is popular in particular amongst politicians, usually the last to become aware of national trends. Stanley has observed Chelsea Clinton doing it, Michelle Obama doing it, but, most of all, Hillary Clinton doing it all the time.