You have probably all seen the footage of a Romney-Pawlenty supporter shoving a hankey down the throat of a protester in Ohio yesterday. If not, here it is:
Perhaps that sounds sensationalistic, but it may not be. Consider where that hankey may have been. Do you know? I certainly don't, and I doubt the protester does either. It
could be probably is loaded with pathogens. He needs to be checked out at a hospital as soon as possible if he hasn't been already.
Until the perpetrator and victim can be tested to rule it out, we have to assume this was Assault with a Loaded Hankey.
I've created an infographic to help understand the risks: