As you can see, AP photographer Jay Laprete caught both candidates for Governor doing that same "I'm holding an invisible, spherical object" hand gesture so popular with politicians these days. Sadly, both appear to have invisible friends of roughly the same size, so there goes that indicator right out the window.
I've written several times before about language viruses, so could this be cited as an example of a gesture virus? If it is, Condi better get her some Cipro right away. In any event, it seems to be inspired by Giacometti's famous 1935 sculpture The Invisible Object (Hands Holding the Void):