Seven Things Hillary Clinton Was Saying When She Adjusted Her Glasses

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During her daylong testimony to the House and Senate foreign relations committees on the deadly assault in Benghazi, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton faced pointed questions, provocative allegations, and, from her Democratic allies, lavish praise. Through it all, she routinely touched her eyeglasses to subtly communicate a range of emotions. There were seven distinct variations.

The "Is This Dude for Real?" Adjustment

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill January 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. Lawmakers questioned Clinton about the security failures during the September 11 attacks against the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

The "Ugh, I Wish I Still Had a Concussion" Adjustment

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The "How Many Times Do I Have to Tell You I'm Not Running for President!" Adjustment

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill January 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. Lawmakers questioned Clinton about the security failures during the September 11 attacks against the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Photo: Chip Somodevilla/2013 Getty Images

The "I'm So Going to Veto All of Your Bills When I'm President" Adjustment

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The "Listening to You Grandstand Is Fascinating" Adjustment

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The "That's a Fine Point You Just Made in My Favor" Adjustment

1/23/13- Hart Senate Bldg. Capitol Hill- Washington DC Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the Benghazi attacks . photo: Christy Bowe - ImageCatcher News Photo: Christy Bowe- ImageCatcher News/(c) Christy Bowe- ImageCatcher News

The "There's Something on My Lens" Adjustment

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill January 23, 2013 in Washington, DC. Lawmakers questioned Clinton about the security failures during the September 11 attacks against the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images