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Shouldn’t He Invite them to Sit?

Shouldn't He Invite them to Sit?

Photo Credit: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Here’s President Barack Obama talking with Chief of Staff Denis McDonough; Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President; and Katie Beirne Fallon, Director of Legislative Affairs, in the Oval Office, Jan. 9, 2014.

They were probably talking about very important things.

And it doesn’t look like the president was in a hurry to get up and go someplace else.

So, why didn’t he ask them to sit down?

I’m a huge fan of the West Wing series, and I don’t recall President Josiah Edward “Jed” Bartlet ever letting his staff to remain standing like that during meetings. He always invited them to sit down and be comfortable.

Not this comfortable, though:

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About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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One Response to “Shouldn’t He Invite them to Sit?”

  1. Maybe it’s their way of indicating they need to leave soon……before they begin to laugh uncontrollably.

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