Republican presidential candidate, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz laughs at a poster in his likeness at a town hall event on March 30, 2016 in Madison, Wis.
Republican presidential candidate, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz laughs at a poster in his likeness at a town hall event on March 30, 2016 in Madison, Wis.Darren Hauck—Getty Images
Republican presidential candidate, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz laughs at a poster in his likeness at a town hall event on March 30, 2016 in Madison, Wis.
Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich eats a slice of pizza with Eric Ulrich, left, New York City Council member for the 32nd District of Queens, and former Congressman Bob Turner at Gino's Pizzeria and Restaurant in the Queens borough of New York on March 30, 2016.
A person dressed as a Care Bear cheers during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in Seattle, on March 25, 2016.
Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton points to an attendee at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. on March 28, 2016.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama read the book "Where the Wild Things Are" to a group of children during the 138th annual White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington on March 28, 2016.
An activist dresses in the likeness of Hillary Clinton to protest the price of a fundraising dinner on March 30, 2016 in New York.
Hillary Clinton speaks on stage in Harlem at the Apollo Theater on March 30, 2016 in New York.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump walks off stage after speaking at a campaign event at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wis., on March 30, 2016.
U.S. President Barack Obama attends the Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House in Washington on March 30, 2016.
Republican presidential candidate, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz laughs at a poster in his likeness at a town hall event on March
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The Surprising Political Photographs of the Week

When in New York, there's only one way to eat a pizza and it doesn't involve a fork, as Republican presidential candidate John Kasich learned this week when he was caught with the offending utensil.

Thankfully he quickly shifted gears, as Reuters' Shannon Stapleton caught in her photograph, which TIME selected as one of the most surprising political pictures of the week.

——TIME’s selection of the Surprising Political Photographs of the Week is published every Thursday.

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