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Fri Oct 21, 2016, 12:18 PM

Man to our left of speakers at Al Smith dinner

Who was that man to our left of the speaker? He looked very ill to me and I kept looking to see if he was going to keel over.

My friend kept talking about the unknown woman who was displaying lots of cleavage, behind him. I had been so concerned about the 'ill' man I had not seen her till later! Don't know her either.

Can anyone help on either of these folks?

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wncHillsupport Oct 2016 OP
Gidney N Cloyd Oct 2016 #1
Coyotl Oct 2016 #3
madinmaryland Oct 2016 #19
Coyotl Oct 2016 #20
TexasBushwhacker Oct 2016 #27
RKP5637 Oct 2016 #4
LuvLoogie Oct 2016 #5
TexasBushwhacker Oct 2016 #28
petronius Oct 2016 #6
Lochloosa Oct 2016 #7
adigal Oct 2016 #13
Lochloosa Oct 2016 #16
adigal Oct 2016 #18
Dem2 Oct 2016 #22
narnian60 Oct 2016 #26
Brother Buzz Oct 2016 #15
whistler162 Oct 2016 #24
BainsBane Oct 2016 #8
ailsagirl Oct 2016 #9
MrScorpio Oct 2016 #10
BainsBane Oct 2016 #11
MrScorpio Oct 2016 #12
eissa Oct 2016 #14
LeftRant Oct 2016 #21
Dem2 Oct 2016 #23
BainsBane Oct 2016 #25
wncHillsupport Oct 2016 #17

Response to wncHillsupport (Original post)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 12:21 PM

1. Maria Bartiromo, the Money Honey, was the woman.

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Response to wncHillsupport (Original post)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 12:27 PM

3. Images:

 







Tiny hands, large print, bad vision





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Response to Coyotl (Reply #3)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 06:57 PM

19. Look how BIGLY the letters are on his speech!! They're bigger than his fingers!!

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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #19)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 07:11 PM

20. He could hardly read it, perhaps because he needs glasses, or maybe

 

he just has problems with reading due to the dementia symptoms.

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Response to Coyotl (Reply #20)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 10:25 PM

27. My guess is that he needs reading glasses

But he's too vain to wear them.

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Response to wncHillsupport (Original post)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 12:40 PM

4. I wondered the same. He did not look healthy at all and his body language often seemed

that of someone not feeling well. Glad you asked!

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Response to wncHillsupport (Original post)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 12:51 PM

5. There must have been a large screen monitor facing the audience

given from where the speakers presented.

Both the man, who I bet is a priest, and Maria grew self-conscious. Look again. You will notice the man grow less jovial, and he begins to lean his head into the shot of Maria's cleavage.

And Maria, for her part glances up, presumably at the projection, and attempts to nonchalantly cover up.

It's pretty funny. The priest is visibly agitated by the buxom proximity of Maria in her red dress.

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Response to LuvLoogie (Reply #5)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 10:26 PM

28. He's wearing a tux, so I don't think he's a priest

Just an old man who can't believe what he's hearing.

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Response to wncHillsupport (Original post)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 01:14 PM

6. He may be John J. Studzinski,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_J._Studzinski

according to a post I saw on a different discussion board, after googling. No idea why he was shiny, though (I though at first that it was a bandage on his forehead)...

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Response to petronius (Reply #6)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 01:37 PM

7. I believe you are right.

As far as the shiny part. Camera lights for TV are VERY hot. He was close enough that he would have been feeling them all night.

Sounds like a good guy:

Studzinski is heavily involved in hands-on philanthropy, patronage, and charity work. His numerous charitable activities revolve mainly around the arts, the homeless, and human rights. His own charity, the Genesis Foundation, supports and nurtures people in the creative fields in the early stages of their careers.

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Response to Lochloosa (Reply #7)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 02:39 PM

13. They just all looked ridiculous in their dress up and medals. Please

 

As GW Bush famously said at this event, "This is my base."

Mostly bloodsuckers, these folks.

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Response to adigal (Reply #13)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 03:09 PM

16. Yeah...he's a real asshole



The homeless[edit]

The Financial Times has called Studzinski a "champion of homeless charity work in London".[2] He is a founder member of the Passage Day Centre, one of the largest day care centers for the homeless in London, and he funds the homeless charity Emmaus UK.[52] He also works as a regular volunteer at the Passage soup kitchen.[20][31]

Studzinski was the first chairman of Business Action on Homelessness,[53] which is a partnership between Business in the Community, major companies, homeless agencies, and the British government. The organization, which began in 1998, raises companies' awareness of homelessness throughout the UK, and works with businesses to equip homeless people with the skills needed to gain and sustain employment. It encourages companies to provide work placements and training courses assisting the homeless back into work. Studzinski promotes and encourages corporate social responsibility, and organized regular visits for businesspeople to see homeless projects in action.[31] The organization changes the perceptions companies have of homelessness and helps homeless people back into employment.[31]

Studzinski has also long decried the rising rates of youth unemployment, especially in the wake of the recession, and has called upon businesses and governments to focus on youth employment.[28][54] He points to the model of Germany and its continued post-war economic success and weathering of the global economic crisis, noting that its emphasis on medium-sized companies and concomitant values of the right to work, job creation, client satisfaction, and product excellence have kept unemployment, including youth unemployment, low.

Human rights[edit]

Studzinski is Vice Chair of Human Rights Watch (HRW),[56] and he developed the European arm of the organization.[20][57] He has also been director of HRW, a member of its executive committee, and chairman of its investment committee.[30][58][59][60][61] He has stated that his involvement in Human Rights Watch is an extension of his strong belief in "respect for humanity, justice and dignity. Human dignity, the respect for human life and dignity".[8] As a board member of HRW, Studzinski has used his international contacts to help the organization expand so that it can draw attention to atrocities across the world, including in Syria and the Middle East.[33]

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Response to Lochloosa (Reply #16)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 06:46 PM

18. I'm glad he's doing something....he should. Let's look at how he got his $$$

 

I don't trust any of those upper crust New Yorkers. And I grew up there! They'll run you over in their limo in their rush to get to their helicopter to fly to their Hamptons estate.

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Response to adigal (Reply #18)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 08:56 PM

22. That's a really big brush you have there

Give the guy some slack!

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Response to Dem2 (Reply #22)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 09:55 PM

26. Well said.

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Response to petronius (Reply #6)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 02:50 PM

15. Ah, it is John Joseph Paul Studzinski, CBE , and he was wearing his CBE bling thingy

I thought he might have been The Grand Poobah of The Knights of Columbus, or something, wearing that medallion


This is what he was wearing:


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_the_British_Empire

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Response to wncHillsupport (Original post)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 01:40 PM

8. Trump made him ill

Other than that, he was fine. You could tell he's voting for Hillary.

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Response to wncHillsupport (Original post)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 01:44 PM

9. I noticed the man on the other side of drumpf

He was a living barometer of the atrociousness of the "jokes"-- he winced often

Also, did the man behind drumpf ever look up? Looks like he's texting throughout

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Response to wncHillsupport (Original post)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 01:59 PM

10. He looks like he may have been a burn victim

Or that's just how he looks

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Response to MrScorpio (Reply #10)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 02:08 PM

11. That is too much microdermabrasion

It's a skin treatment people get to minimize wrinkles. They tend to overdo it, and it gives skin that shiny look.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #11)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 02:20 PM

12. Wow. And he's not even that old...

I bet that he was an obsessive tanner too

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #11)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 02:45 PM

14. My first reaction was too much botox

A clear giveaway is that waxy look so pervasive in trophy wives. But microdermabrasion can also have that shiny affect.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #11)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 08:45 PM

21. I just figured it was sweat, or he might have oily skin.

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Response to LeftRant (Reply #21)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 08:58 PM

23. Yeah I'm pretty sure that's what it was

The theories here are fascinating though

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Response to LeftRant (Reply #21)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 09:49 PM

25. Look at the difference between his skin at the dinner

and the picture up thread.

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Response to wncHillsupport (Original post)

Fri Oct 21, 2016, 06:20 PM

17. Thanks to all.

I am glad I asked! Lots of informed people here!
I was so glad to read about the "sick" man (can't go back to his name while responding). I know the lights are hot but still think he was not feeling well.

And I doubt Trump's remarks helped that sick feeling. I was just sick listening to Tr so badly misread the audience and bring his awful stuff there. Of course, Hillary did not bring fainting violet stuff either.

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