Obama vs. Romney: Battle of the body language

Sarah Kaufman, The Post's dance critic, analyzes the presidential candidates' body language during their second debate Tuesday night in Long Island at Hofstra University, where she said "the round red-carpeted floor ... resembled a boxing ring more than a stage."

Kaufman writes:

Who won? Who knows? The rematch of Obama vs. Romney was a great night for physical theater. Rhetoric was sidelined by spectacle. At times, the thinly veiled aggression grew so hot — with President Obama and Mitt Romney closing in on each other like streetfighters — that you wondered if the two would come to fisticuffs.

You can read her entire piece here.

Vanessa Williams is a deputy national editor at The Post and edits the She The People blog. She has covered and edited local and national politics for the paper. Contact her at Vanessa.Williams@washpost.com.
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