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‘Daily Show’ Goes to Town on Obama’s Handshake

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Posted on Nov 12, 2008

Jon Stewart one-ups CNN’s “best political team on television” with “the best f—-ing roundtable on the planet” in this send-up of TV punditry.

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By Tony Wicher, November 15, 2008 at 1:32 pm Link to this comment

Hey, me too. The only politician’s hand I ever shook was Howard Dean’s. With Obama I would be two for two.

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By boredwell, November 15, 2008 at 12:24 pm Link to this comment

Well, the Obama handshake does pack the body language lexicon into its fingertips. His hand on Bush’s shoulder, the way he embaced Laura’s hand with both of his speaks a chapter: he’s inclusive, not self-centered (Bush’s stiffness illustrates circmspection) and, in leaning towards his “subjects,” says “I’m people orientated.” Hell, yeah, I’d line up to shake his hand!

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