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Who looks better in a suit -- Obama or McCain?

Twotone

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Judging from this recent photo from the last debate, who best manages the Presidential look -- Obama or McCain?

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That isn't some sort of photoshop thing is it? Because if McCain really did that, well geesh, just a 70+ yr old kid.
 

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No Photoshop -- real photo.

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I thought they both looked good for yesterday's debate, although they were sitting at a table, so you could only really see lapels and shoulders. The only criticism would be that McCain's pinstripes did not make for good TV. I am sure they were fine in person, but they appeared bold and metallic, and were very distracting.

Did anyone else notice Obama was wearing a red tie and a flag pin, while McCain was wearing a tie with a blue field and no pin. If it wasn't for those pinstripes one might have thought the candidates switched parties based on wardrobe alone.
 

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Obama gets his suits tailored.

What about McCain?
 

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McCain walked in the wrong direction, and did a double-take. I do think it shows a startling lack of composure.
 

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Boy, I wonder how much that photo is going to make its rounds. A simple gaff will end up biting him in the ass.
 

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The only credit I will give McCain is that he is more given over to wearing ties.
 

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Originally Posted by Eccentric
The only credit I will give McCain is that he is more given over to wearing ties.

yeah, but man are his ties ugly
 

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This is like asking who has the better economic plan.
 

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I liked the shoulders of McCain's suit better.
 

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Originally Posted by mafoofan
This is like asking who has the better economic plan.
Except the answers are reversed.

While I don't care for Obama's style, metallic faux repp-stripe ties and the like, he certainly appears more polished, and his suits fit decently.

McCain's suits are rather bad, notably so even by a politician's standards; but I quite like a few of his ties. I do wonder if he has a hard time fitting his suits due to his injuries.




He also does the "business casual" look better than Obama, with proper blazers and tatersall sportshirts. Obama's dark suit and white-shirt-sans-tie look is atrocious.
 

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I'm not familiar with Senator McCain's history except that he was a POW in Vietnam, so I always wondered why his stance and posture seems a bit odd. Was it from injuries sustained in battle/captivity?
 

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