Can Body Language Decide the Winner of A Presidential Debate?

When President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney square off in their second debate will body language make the difference?

By most accounts, Gov. Romney won the first round by delivering his key messages forcefully, smiling appropriately, looking directly at the President and using body language to signal that he felt totally in command. He was praised for giving a masterful presentation.

President Obama, on the other hand, was criticized for his lackluster performance. Even he acknowledged, euphemistically, that he had been “too polite.” He looked down at the podium, …Read more…