Presidents Caught Off Guard by the Hot Mic -- PICTURES
Updated: March 26, 2012 | 10:24 p.m.
March 26, 2012 | 8:45 p.m.
Always assume the mic is hot. Or at least assume, if you're in public, that reporters can hear what you say and that you're being recorded.
President Obama's remarks this week in South Korea to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev are only the latest example of politicians making comments that reached a larger audience than they intended.