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July 30, 2009

Your Turn: Reading The Beer Summit

Once again, I’m reminded of Karl’s phrase: politics is TV with the sound off.

Rather than giving you a still, it seemed like the whole clip was called for. So, how to you read this?

…The categories are: seating configuration, “opening serve,” body language, drinks taken, shirts and jackets, venue, dynamic of sight lines, presence of Biden, Biden munchables, press access and CNN shtick. (Please note the time mark, if applicable. And then, if you want to frame your response in terms of Jeopardy answers and questions, all the better.)

(video: CNN)

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