February 8, 2013
A Photographic Guide to Looking Concerned While Meeting with the President

But if you find yourself in a meeting with him, don’t even think about slouching, let alone taking your feet off the floor. Even Cabinet-level officials know that you have got to show your concern. Here’s John Kerry (as a Senator) returning the favor.
Just remember that when meeting in the Situation Room, you can never be concerned enough.
The relaxed posture doesn’t mean Obama’s not concerned. In fact, when he leans back, he might be the most concerned guy in the room:
This is a concern contest (that John Boehner has lost.)
Finally, the pièce de résistance: The rarely seen, hand-on-face, foot-on-desk, knee-in-the-air, chair-off-the-floor, ultra-concerned leanback.
See more. [Images: Pete Souza]

A Photographic Guide to Looking Concerned While Meeting with the President

But if you find yourself in a meeting with him, don’t even think about slouching, let alone taking your feet off the floor. Even Cabinet-level officials know that you have got to show your concern. Here’s John Kerry (as a Senator) returning the favor.

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Just remember that when meeting in the Situation Room, you can never be concerned enough.

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The relaxed posture doesn’t mean Obama’s not concerned. In fact, when he leans back, he might be the most concerned guy in the room:

image

This is a concern contest (that John Boehner has lost.)

image

Finally, the pièce de résistance: The rarely seen, hand-on-face, foot-on-desk, knee-in-the-air, chair-off-the-floor, ultra-concerned leanback.

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See more. [Images: Pete Souza]

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