1 September 2013
Obama Face Palmed
Gesture experts would observe that hands to face of half of these 16 listeners
to Obama (with two more on screen) indicate negative thinking: hostility,
disagreement, squelched, doubt, boredom, sleepy.
The eight, counterclockwise: Biden, Naval Officer, Kerry, Holder, McDonough,
Clapper, Monaco, Blinken.
President Barack Obama meets in the Situation Room with his national security
advisors to discuss strategy in Syria, Saturday, August 31, 2013. (Official
White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama talks on the phone in the Oval Office with Speaker
of the House Boehner, Saturday, August 31, 2013. Vice President Joe Biden
listens at right. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Biden and Kerry again, Holder tempted.
President Barack Obama meets with his National Security Staff to discuss
the situation in Syria, in the Situation Room of the White House, Aug. 30,
2013. From left at the table: National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice; Attorney
General Eric Holder; Secretary of State John Kerry; and Vice President Joe
Biden. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Now Obama and Lew.
President Barack Obama meets with from left: Rob Nabors, Deputy Chief of
Staff for Policy; Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President; Treasury Secretary
Jack Lew, and Chief of Staff Denis McDonough in the Rose Garden of the White
House, July 31, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)