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PUMA surveillance





Lowering head, entering space as lower in importance, McCain  and Lehrer keep heads upright.


Leaning forward, lower hierarchical position, entering personal space without permission, eyes squinted-unsure, fearful, tight mouth while the other is smiling with many facial muscles, confident


on right, leaning forward, showing deference, muscles around mouth in strong contraction, tight lips, holding back, entering personal space- and hand on left arm hand contacting arm with much skin surface, enveloping other’s arms

on left, upright, maintaining ground, not making eye contact with person on right implying disregard, disinterest, other person not important, he not responding to the touch, ? looking ahead



open hands, extended fingers (arm elevation, extension forward outward limited by previous fractures), relaxed facial muscles

hands close to the body, tight facial muscles, defensive

hands close to the body, tight facial muscles-almost a grimace, non dominant hand thumb flexed- high muscle tone, closure of body to environment

head to the side

head positioned straight

head to the side

head straight

limpish hand, tentative looking, mild fear in the eyes

direct, forceful, determined

looking down, (?)concentrating on next move, looking to moderator, head to the side, mild looking fear and or anger in the eyes

head straight, head to the side, hand open, hand with finger pointed

half embrace, arms close to the body, open hands to the audience view, increased muscle tone non relaxed fingers (before turning to the crowd)

after embrace turned to the crowd, one positive & jublilant, one relaxed

PUMAs, 20% unaccounted for from the Clinton primary camp, resolved to vote:

Not tentative, not hesitant, direct focus on task

How many millions is that again?   How much of the electoral vote is that again?  How many of these will swing states again?  Who are these guys (gals), anyway? (mangling of quote from Butch to the Kid from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid)

If not Hillary, then who?    Open?   Closed?    Confident?  Tentative?   Known?  Unknown?

“Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned” — Perez in Mourning Bride, by William Congreve [C]

  • Actual quote: “Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.”

insert PUMA for woman:  “Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a PUMA scorned.”

(It may be “…… PUMA…..” after all.)


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