Lindsay Graham Nearly Claps, Rubs Hands Instead


By far the best part of any speech to a joint session of Congress is watching politicians navigate the deceptively complex act of clapping. When to applaud, how heartily, and whether to stand up are all calculations that run through the minds of the congressmen and senators in attendance, especially those in the opposition party. Last night, Lindsay Graham was caught in a particularly awesome moment of indecision. [Media Matters via Ben Smith/Politico]