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
The “Ugh, I Wish I Still Had a Concussion” Adjustment
The “How Many Times Do I Have to Tell You I’m Not Running for President!” Adjustment
The “I’m So Going to Veto All of Your Bills When I’m President” Adjustment
The “Listening to You Grandstand Is Fascinating” Adjustment
The “That’s a Fine Point You Just Made in My Favor” Adjustment
The “There’s Something on My Lens” Adjustment