Pretty Sure US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Just Ate Eye Booger

While waiting alongside other administration officials and lawmakers before a scheduled event at the White House on Thursday morning, a live video stream captured what appeared to be billionaire capitalist and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross scraping something from the corner of his eye and then putting it in his mouth.

Seemed like an eye booger, but impossible to know for sure.


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Perhaps there's a reasonable explanation, but it seems to the casual observer that this could be categorized as an embarrassing moment you wouldn't want put on the internet or shared widely. However, there's a lot of things in life that are unpleasant. Like having Wilbur Ross serve as Commerce Secretary.

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