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(Washington Post)   Typical human blinks 20 times a minute. Bob Dole in '96 presidential debates: 147. Nixon in his resignation speech: "on a par with schizophrenics"   (washingtonpost.com) divider line 9
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2013-02-13 12:38:51 PM  
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Rann Xerox: Romney would have put this guy's eye-blinking rate to shame:

[i78.photobucket.com image 400x291]


If you look closely, you notice that the blinking of Romney's eyes are governed by a Fourier series, to simulate randomness.
2013-02-13 12:44:53 PM  
3 votes:
I did notice Rubio paused and touched his face when he said that the GOP is not about helping the rich.

He was also blinking in morse code asking for water
2013-02-13 12:34:16 PM  
3 votes:
i.imgur.com
2013-02-13 12:28:30 PM  
2 votes:

Funbags: I seem to recall Dubya being pretty blinky in the presidential debates. Must be a repub thing.


They also go to the other extreme, see Michelle Bachmann.
2013-02-13 05:15:52 PM  
1 votes:

cubic_spleen: Philip Francis Queeg: AverageAmericanGuy: You ever think about your breathing? Inhaling. Exhaling. It's all pretty automatic.

Unless you think about it.

Well, now that you mention it I ..ughhh...ack...GASP....weeze...*thud*

FAKE! You wouldn't write "ack...GASP....weeze...*thud* " if you were passing out!


i48.photobucket.com
2013-02-13 03:26:42 PM  
1 votes:

cubic_spleen: Philip Francis Queeg: AverageAmericanGuy: You ever think about your breathing? Inhaling. Exhaling. It's all pretty automatic.

Unless you think about it.

Well, now that you mention it I ..ughhh...ack...GASP....weeze...*thud*

FAKE! You wouldn't write "ack...GASP....weeze...*thud* " if you were passing out!


Perhaps he was dicatating?

/NTTIAWWT
2013-02-13 12:47:23 PM  
1 votes:

Satanic_Hamster: Rann Xerox: Romney would have put this guy's eye-blinking rate to shame:

[i78.photobucket.com image 400x291]

If you look closely, you notice that the blinking of Romney's eyes are governed by a Fourier series, to simulate randomness.



upload.wikimedia.org
2013-02-13 12:43:48 PM  
1 votes:

Funbags: I seem to recall Dubya being pretty blinky in the presidential debates. Must be a repub thing.


Nah. I suffered an epileptic seizure watching Nancy Pelosi at one of the SOtUs.
2013-02-13 12:27:36 PM  
1 votes:
When you're on camera and there are very bright lights in front of you, it's natural to blink more.

/pulling that out of my ass
//sounds legit
 
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