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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 09:34 AM

9. Who'd have thought that President Obama would be in agreement with Newt Gingrich?

Gingrich: ‘You Cannot Debate Somebody Who Is Dishonest’

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/01/gingrich-you-cannot-debate-somebody-who-is-dishonest/

It's interesting that Gingrich describes his reaction in the same way, with some of the same body language
that President Obama displayed. Turning away and not looking at someone whose behavior is shameful
may be an instinctive response--according to some scientists who study behavior.



"Romney's performance was one that's probably unprecedented in its dishonesty," senior adviser David Plouffe told reporters.

<snip>

The president opted against "serial fact-checking with Governor Romney, which can be a never-ending, exhausting pursuit," Axelrod said. "Obviously, going forward, we're going to have to look at this, and we're going to have make some adjustments."

http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/04/politics/debate-main/index.html

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