This is freaky. Check out his smile. It doesn’t move through thirty pictures. There’s something a bit scary about it. Who can smile the same exact way all those times?
Barack Obama’s amazingly consistent smile from Eric Spiegelman on Vimeo.
HT Hot Air
September 26, 2009
September 26, 2009 at 6:13 am
Why does Obama have the same suit and tie on in every picture? Is that the presidential "uniform" ?
Just wondering. He gives me the creeps for a lot of other reasons.
September 26, 2009 at 7:44 am
I've long held that he's a Cylon. Now we know.
September 26, 2009 at 8:04 am
I've always told people that the only thing I like about Barack Obama is his smile.
I didn't vote for him, couldn't stand his politics, didn't like his belief, hated his style of speaking through both side of his mouth, hated his cronies, etc. But I couldn't explain why I honestly like his smile.
Now I know. It's the only thing that is consistent about him.
September 26, 2009 at 11:59 am
1) Muscle memory.
2) How many ways do YOU smile?
September 26, 2009 at 2:58 pm
He's not the only one. Paris Hilton's got that sly grin with the head tilt thing going on. Someone once did a photo montage of her holding it the same way through dozens of pictures.
September 26, 2009 at 3:16 pm
I would go with what everyone else has said thus far however his outfit doesn't move, his hands are in the EXACT same position, heck even his eyes don't move throughout the timelapse.
Very weird, interesting, but weird. And I agree with you Marie… the ONLY thing I've ever thought positively about Obama was that he has a nice smile.
September 26, 2009 at 4:01 pm
Maybe it's a cardboard cutout.
September 26, 2009 at 4:23 pm
Don't all politicians have to develop a "camera smile" for the dozens and hundreds of campaign speeches, meetings, conventions and whatnot where they are going to have their pictures taken? I agree with almost nothing that this President stands for, but this particular criticism seems a little cheap.
September 26, 2009 at 5:56 pm
Mark of the beast.
September 26, 2009 at 6:53 pm
@anonymous 1:13 AM
His clothes are the same because this video was mad from 130 photos taken on the same evening. From the link:
On Wednesday, the Obamas hosted a reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, during which they stood for 130 photographs with visiting foreign dignitaries in town for the UN meeting. The President has exactly the same smile in every single shot. See for yourself — the pictures are up on the State Department’s flickr (link below). And, of course, compressed into 20 seconds for your viewing pleasure.
September 26, 2009 at 6:54 pm
Our bishop has the same smile and look in his eye. And he will most likely be president of the UCCB next time. YIKES!
September 26, 2009 at 8:59 pm
Best comment ever, Marie. Ultimate win.
September 26, 2009 at 9:22 pm
I'm not bothered by a practiced smile. There's plenty of other things about the President with which to find fault.
September 27, 2009 at 5:00 am
Trivial. Any president would have a similar effect if you string together that many pics all taken on the same occasion.
September 28, 2009 at 5:03 pm
And maybe now you have an idea why an Italian exorcist
has advised against watching and/or listening to Obama
September 28, 2009 at 7:46 pm
Matthew, I know you are writing for an audience, but I am worried that this type of post may detract from your credibility on other more serious posts about Obama's policy.
Sorry for being a bummer!
September 28, 2009 at 7:50 pm
It is just freaky. Not reading into it. It's just…freaky.
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