Hillary’s speech and recognizing everyone in the house like they were a BFF

OK, so I’m not really picking on Hillary Clinton here; she just reminded me.

Why does every politician have to begin and end their speech with the "walkabout?" I guess it’s not really the waving to the masses that bothers me, but the look of utter surprise when the candidates spot their BFF in the crowd. And of course, each candidate has about 200 BFF’s in the crowd. Each time they spot one, their faces light up like they had NO IDEA that the BFF would be in the crowd.

Spotting the BFF, the politician’s face portrays a message of utter surprise and deep friendship:  "OH MY GOSH, I see you; how are you? What a surprise to see you here… Let’s do coffee REAL soon OK?"

With so much emphasis on authenticity, I’m not sure the "BFF move" really helps.

2008-08-27T06:48:42-04:00

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