Astute students of history have noted, weather is not something politicians should take lightly. The presidency of William Henry Harrison, indeed Harrison's life lasted a mere month after after he caught a cold at his inauguration, which was held outside on a chilly Washington morning.
Drudge has a cool photo:
Then there's this:
As the rain began to pour harder, Obama noticed his running mate’s stool close to the edge of the slippery stage.
"I'm gonna ask Joe to move that stool up because I don't want to have to choose another vice-president," Obama joked. "I don't want him slipping over, toppling over there."
That's not what I heard.