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A treasure trove of men telling Hillary Clinton to smile during DNC acceptance speech

Maybe this is a reason why a lot of people are voting for Hillary in the first place.

 

Aaron Sankin

Tech

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made history Thursday night, becoming the first woman to formally accept a major party’s presidential nomination.

However, on Twitter, there were a lot of people who seemed concerned that whatever Clinton was doing with her face during the speech was somehow wrong.

https://twitter.com/Nathaniel_8_/status/758859209286914048

https://twitter.com/zachfaiar/status/758859070442840068

https://twitter.com/peterfeld/status/758858913445928960

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https://twitter.com/CulturalHeresy1/status/758856986872025088

https://twitter.com/tadessemehret/status/758856865123926022

https://twitter.com/Sharing_Lungs/status/758853504496652289

https://twitter.com/El_aquille/status/758862122574942209

Naturally, these smile comments attracted a swift and visceral reaction from those who saw sexism in the criticism of Clinton’s appearance.

https://twitter.com/daibyday/status/758861917733593088

https://twitter.com/rgay/status/758861052637384704

Clinton wasn’t the only person whose mouth-shape attracted criticism. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who seemed more than a little miffed that it wasn’t him up on the stage, was also chided for not showing his pearly whites when the camera panned his way.

https://twitter.com/josh_greenberg/status/758862276891860992

https://twitter.com/ATabarrok/status/758854644730691585

https://twitter.com/flipyourface/status/758854025525600261

https://twitter.com/JoshDorner/status/758853500340056064

https://twitter.com/k_files/status/758853491498426368

Smiling: everyone is doing it wrong—except, of course, Joe Biden. Everyone knows good ol’ Diamond Joe knows how to grin with the best of ’em.

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