Yesterday, while speaking at a rally in Huntsville, Alabama for Republican US Senate candidate Luther Strange - President Trump called out Colin Kaepernick without mentioning him by name. He also told NFL owners they should fire players who do not stand for the National Anthem.
What follows is a partial nonverbal analysis of a portion of Donald Trump's rally.
PRESIDENT TRUMP (beginning at 0:00): Wouldn't ya love to see one of these NFL owners - when somebody disrespects our flag - to say, "Get that son of a bitch off the field! Right now! Out! He's fired! - He's FIRED!"
During 0:26, the President displayed a "Tight Tongue Jut" - indicating a Disdain, Disgust, and/or being Repulsed by an idea, an action, a person, a group, etc. (Don't mistake this for a "Loose Tongue Jut" which has a completely different meaning).
Less than a second later, President Trump displayed an excellent example of a "Jaw Jut". Notice also the mid-facial tension in his "mustache area". These dynamics are both rather pronounced. The President's eyebrows are also drawn together and vectored downward. Moreover, his eyelids are largely closed and tense. This nonverbal cluster is indicative of anger.
Immediately afterward (0:27) the President's Lip Pursing shows he is expressing Strong Disagreement as well as a plan (which is often partially or fully clandestine). Note how this movement is occurring simultaneously with his the splaying of his fingers.
During 0:39, after the crowd chants, "USA! USA! USA!", The President displays a classic "Tongue in Cheek" maneuver projecting his emotion of "I Just Won" - a nonverbal form of "Gloating".
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