Best Presidential Debate Body Language Moment

by on October 8, 2008

in Current Affairs,Politics,Video

The most telling silent moment of last night’s debate came when Senator defended himself against Senator ‘s charges that he would be reckless in foreign affairs because he was too inexperienced. At the 4:50 mark of the following video, Obama summarizes McCain’s charges that he’s wet behind the ears while Senator McCain is somber and responsible but then he brings up McCain’s singing of “Bomb Iran.”  (CNN sucks. Their video embed script doesn’t work. Follow this link to see their higher quality clip). Watch Senator McCain’s body language during that exchange:

McCain’s body practically slumps; he looks crestfallen and his head droops toward the floor as if to say, “Ugh, you got me.”

Here’s the video of McCain singing “Bomb Iran,” the parody of the Beach Boys song:

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Phid October 12, 2008 at 11:09 pm

The problem was that McCain said his comment as part of a joke. Obama wasn’t joking.

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