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Sun Sep 16, 2012, 11:19 AM

4. Excellent points

Thanks! This is a very good read.

Regarding that photo of him sitting while everyone around him is standing and clapping for him, he looks like a diminished stump of a man sitting there looking foolish. Again and again I notice he doesn't have a sense of his body and it's surroundings or how to move it. He walks in prissy short and quick steps with his arms stiff at his sides. The opposite of someone who feels he owns the moment or the room. Men who get up in front of others to speak and who are leaders almost always 'develop' a body language that shows who they are. Hell! Everyone does it.

Instead of standing up and looking tall and exuding self-confidence in the most important moment of his life thus far he sits seemingly unaware that the impression he's giving is of a stunted height. I'm surprised Ann didn't tell him to stand up. I've seen many political wives give their husbands directions, from Nancy Reagan whispering the line to her fumbling husband, "We're working on it" to Tipper telling Al Gore to stop clapping to Laura Bush holding her husband up during their recent visit for their official portraits' ceremony.

His physical actions, or lack thereof add to his not being altogether there too. This also showed up in his smirk while criticizing Obama after the American Ambassador was killed. He's just not quite present.

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