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Does physical appearance play a role in who you would vote for?


Naturally, there are several factors in our decision making process when we go to vote. We look at a candidate's voting record, their philosophy on a host of topics and sometimes even who is financially backing them. However, what about a candidate's looks or habits? Many people complain about Hilary Clinton's hair and pant suits. People were bothered by Mitt Romney's stiff body posture. Others make comments about Chris Christie's weight. For me,(yes, I'm being superficial) Marco Rubio constantly licking his lips reminds me of a lizard or serpent. Am I being shallow in my thinking?

 

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Best Answer Christin Sander (ChristinS) says

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    Dennis L. Page (pagesvoice) 2 years ago

    Thank you for the video link. I picked 100% of those elected. First impressions really do make a difference.


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    Dennis L. Page (pagesvoice) 2 years ago

    Your points are all valid and I remember "Tricky Dickie" sweating like a prisoner being interrogated. Personally, I know within a matter of minutes, sometimes seconds, if I like someone or not. My gut usually doesn't let me down.

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    Dennis L. Page (pagesvoice) 2 years ago

    You're right about the money in politics and it is obscene. I usually know in a matter of seconds or minutes whether I have a good feeling or not when first meeting someone. That applies to candidates, as well.

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    Dennis L. Page (pagesvoice) 2 years ago

    Cruz reminds me of the old salesman, hawking elixirs of snake oil from his horse drawn wagon. Then we had Sarah Palin who has a voice like the sound of nails down a chalkboard.

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    Dennis L. Page (pagesvoice) 2 years ago

    Sorry I missed the Hub you are referring to. Subconsciously we may be making judgments about others without even realizing it.

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    Dennis L. Page (pagesvoice) 2 years ago

    I did gasp regarding you not voting. A complacent society is one destined for doom. I hope you reconsider your position and go to the polls.


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    Dennis L. Page (pagesvoice) 2 years ago

    Is it just Hilary's pantsuits that make you think of communist and dictatorship leaders or does that apply to all women in pantsuits? So, I guess a dress would make everything better.


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