Please don’t smile anymore!

October 21, 2009

Blog Guy, you’ve written about that Smiley Geithner guy – you know, the treasury secretary who scowls all the time. Don’t you have ANY photos of him smiling?

I’m not sure.

Not sure? What do you mean by that? It’s a very simple question.

Is it? Look at this picture we took yesterday. I mean, some people might call that a smile, but others…

Ewwwww!!!!! It’s creepy! Take it away! That’s not a REAL smile! Make him stop!

My point exactly. But I’m going to publish it for parents to use:

“Kids, if you don’t eat your peas, Mr. Tim will look in your window tonight.”

“Kids, it’s time to brush your teeth. You don’t want a visit from Mr. Tim, do you?”

“Kids, you stop fighting in the back seat right this very minute, or I’ll pick up Mr. Tim at the next stoplight and have him smile at you…”

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Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner smiles during the 2009 Reuters Washington Summit in Washington, October 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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I am pretty sure that that is a smirk.

Posted by tim | Report as abusive

He looks nervous.

Posted by G | Report as abusive

I believe that those crinkly lines on the side of his nose indicate that the lovey Mr. Geithner indulges in botox. Hmmm?! Just what we need…someone more into ‘looks’ than substance. As opposed to the rest of our elected officials. :-)

Posted by Boysmom | Report as abusive

i think you have made a very funny evaluation on this smile, ohh, no…… creepy !!!!!!! ha ha ha

Posted by roney felix | Report as abusive

Given the crow’s feet and the nasal wrinkles, I agree, it looks like he’s had bilateral supraorbital botox injections. Note the absence of any forehead wrinkles. Considering all, don’t be surprised if he drops out of sight for a couple of months in the next few years to have the full lift + blephs.

Posted by gwmc | Report as abusive

What’s wrong with his forehead? Is that a lobotomy scar?

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive

No, I could be wrong, but I’m pretty sure he’s not one of the cabinet members who have had lobotomies.

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Oh, for cripes sake, leave the poor man alone. Maybe he doesn’t smile much, because he’s not a butt-kissing fake like most Americans. Dude could use a tooth whitener, though.

Anyway, crinkles at the corners of someone’s eyes while they’re smiling means it IS sincere, regardless of possible Botox. Check most of the smiling models you see. No eye-crinkles. Yep, you just made an irrefutable fool out of yourself in front of anyone who’s studied body language. Congratulations, here’s a medal.

Posted by Psychology Major General | Report as abusive

Why are you so cruel at him!!!Poor man!!!I think he doesn’t deserve such comments as yours…
Who knows though…
Maybe deserves:-)
But not so cruel indeed!!!And stop this stupid discussions regarding his wrinkles!!!

Posted by dyoma dyomushka | Report as abusive

For hundreds of years, racial or ethnic genealogy — relatively speaking — did not experience the radical & rapid intermixing which some might term ‘miscegination’. Today, we have the outcome of mass migrations to the Americas, for instance, but among the far corners of European peoples West-East-South.

Many of us therefore have conflicting genetic dispositions, one common one being jaws which cannot accommodate the girth of the teeth trying to fit within their bounds — “Wisdom Teeth, for instance.

This gentleman appears to have far counter-affecting genetic makeup common with many or most Ashkenazim [Jews, and esp. Khazar] — rapid genetic admixture with the European nations through which they traveled and formerly paid large dowries to wife, and in the hyper-rapid admixture taking place, to the displeasure of Orthodox Judaism, today in America, Argentina, &c.

We are seeing, friends, the results of man’s unnatural movements in a few centuries, and recently in a few decades, which sorts of genetic admixture have few historic instances, most notably to Germans, the heavy admixture of Mongolian genes caused by the rapine of the Hunnish invasions during the Dark Ages — and this fact is true in Russia and her neighbours, too. GOD did things very slowly, but man gets all excited and tries to “Be God” right now, as the Devil promised Eve in the Garden. I wonder what Holy Bible means in saying that at latter times, people will migrate back to their own origination lands, their own genetic sources, their own countries in the Old World of their ancestors … maybe we are seeing the course progressing before our very eyes, in this generation, and much faster in future ones.

Is that Good, Bad, or Neutral, or Contingent … ? We had better take stock and that immediately, if we want to halt phenomena that well-meaning social politicians have thrust upon the Western world particularly — forced social mixing leading to amalgamations which are faulty at best and very discordant indeed at worst. Whether workably or unworkably so, be the judge and be it soon enough to alter the course, it that be the requirement.

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