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Subject:  Obama's poker tells Date:  10/1/2012  10:10 AM
Author:  arrete Number:  646366 of 753086

>> President Obama has a number of "poker tells" which he displays when answering questions. They betray an increasing distance between his reply and the truth.
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, the president begins a pattern of "ahs" and "uhmms" which are as embarrassing as they are revealing. The awkward pausing punctuated by these semi-stutters increases in frequency as the president senses his own flailing about.

Next, the president begins filibustering. His average length of answer in every press conference is already epic, but he has been getting worse as the presidency has dragged on.
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The president will allegedly be subject to time limits on Wednesday night, but his contempt for most such rules almost guarantees he will blow through every limit and dare the moderator or Mitt Romney to challenge him.

If either does, we will be treated to "tell No. 4," the president's feigned outrage that anyone would interrupt or question him.
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Finally, watch for the parade of straw men, the president's favorite rhetorical trick. ... If the appearance of a straw man serves as a trigger in a drinking game, many bottles will empty by the end of Debate No. 1. <<
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