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What Happens When Politicians Get Acting Coaches

Anthony305 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 4:20 PM
Actually, I think Biden's show did work, with people uninformed enough to take him at his word. For those who haven't read enough to know that most of what he said was outright lies, his presentation wasn't all that bad; he has, at least, learned to lie with conviction and style. He'd probably do better in movies than politics.

Egads, that was awful. And I do mean awful. Joe Biden’s constant laughing throughout the debate – beyond being annoying, rude, and unprofessional – was obviously coached. We see this in the legal profession with some frequency: litigators who hire coaches to help them act for the jury, in the hopes that the jurors will be swayed by the Academy Award-winning performance, and ignore the evidence. (Or lack thereof.)

It’s already in the annals of campaign debate lore that Naomi Wolf coached Al Gore about how to act like an “alpha male” and “dress in earth tones” during his debates...