Michele Bachmann just released a new campaign video with extremely low production values: standing in front of a cheesy plastic plant, she speaks directly into the camera but her voice sounds thin and distant by an evidently misplaced microphone.
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Obama, whose smooth delivery in major speeches has been lauded by friend and foe alike, has also been derided for his tendency to sputter "ums" and "ahs" during extemporaneous answers.
While spinning can escalate to distortion or even to outright deception, topspin is the direct approach you can use to get the advantage.
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