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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shares a laugh with Japan's Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara after they exchanged gifts before bilateral talks at the Kahala Mandarin Hotel in Honolulu on Wednesday.

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The interpreter must have done a good job at telling the joke.

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I'd be laughing too if I was in Honolulu right now.

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Hillary is working on that mullet.

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This must have occurred just after this exchange: Clinton: How was your weekend? Maehara: I went to shopping and then I sleeping....

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who has more of a fake smile?

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Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you the Democratic party nominee for 2012: Hillary Clinton

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I'm not the biggest Hil-dog fan, but I think she looks quite nice in this picture. I wonder what they were laughing about.

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Ms Clinton just laughed at the words of the America's lap dog who assured her that he has no intension to sort out or do "shiwake" on the sympathy budget for the U.S. bases in Japan.

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He just asked her if she like to get a drink and hit a love hotel later in the evening.

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Not flattering picture at all.

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he smirkin & she looks like a seal waiting for the sardine from its trainer

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Foreign Minister: And we are planning a bill to ban foreign exploration of underwater resources in EEZ Clinton: Hahahahaha.

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Gesundheit!

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I saw her at the ABC store!

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He just said "Japan will emerge from the recession as a regional power"

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Laughing Gas effect !

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The Classic Fake Hillary Clinton Laugh! I wonder if he was fooled by it.

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Maehara: Chinese guy walks into a bar....

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Foreign Minister Maehara has just related how his mastery of " Speak The English Like President Obama " now enables him, with the greatest of ease, to score flaky, credulous lefty chicks from all over.

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Clinton is just laughing at japanese politicians and politics full stop!!

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Hillary looks sweet. She is one of the finest women I have ever known.

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I like this picture. A bit of humor can bring two sides together.

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alphawolf

The Classic Fake Hillary Clinton Laugh

No kidding.

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The Classic Fake Hillary Clinton Laugh! I wonder if he was fooled by it.

People laugh for different reasons.

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Darn.,,,Hillary's back to her fanous "photo faces" again.

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So strange to see the hatred some red-blooded American fellas have for an educated woman who doesn't pander to their desire to see them quiet and in the kitchen.

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Would this photo be posted if it was Maehara whose mouth was open and Clinton watching with an amused face?

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I think he likes her. This relationship is going somewhere.

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The Classic Fake Hillary Clinton Laugh! I wonder if he was fooled by it...@presto345, IF YOU ARE A GUY, YOU ARE SO UNBECOMING OF A GENTLEMAN, NOT A GOOD TASTE TO TELL TO A WOMAN, LADY OR GIRL...

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Maehara studied former PM Mori's English training manual:

Maehara: Who are you?

Hillary: I'm Bill's wife.

Maehara: Me too.

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pathat - Har!

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Maybe she is not laughing, maybe she is delighted with something he told her. Maybe he told her a poem.

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She might be yawning.

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The woman who should have been President. Wonder what she's laughing at?

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No woman should be president just because they are a qualified woman. The most qualified candidate should be president, man or woman.

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The loud fake jovial laugh.

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It is a good display of the degree of control the US has over Japan.

I wonder what education the average Japanese adult got out of that.

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He resembles baseball Daisuke in this photo but I never saw him before. Looking at HC in this picture makes me feel like yawning, maybe because her eyes are closed.

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"the chinese economy bigger than america, ha ha ha"

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Great photo to Japan and US, but a threat to China and N. Korea.

This photo is saying SAYONARA to Hatoyama and Ozawa who had messed up US/Japan relationship.

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is is a big mouth

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Maehara: How's Bill these days? Clinton: Oh you know, same ol Bill. He often says "Hillary, I've got a surprise for you." Then he pulls out a cigar and says "close your eyes and open your mouth." like this. What a clown!

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Maehara: Did you notice the bit of whale meat in your bento?

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When a person of high rank shares a laughter as the Secretary does here, with open mouth and throat revealed, she is signaling that she feels comfortable relaxed. Add closed eyes and you have “trust”.

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I just saw this and thought others here might be interested. On National Geographic Channel on Monday, November 8 they're showing "Inside the State Department". A Nat Geo team followed Hillary around the globe. Here's a quote from the executive producer, Steve Hoggard:

"It is astounding to witness the brutal 16- to 20-hour days worked by Secretary Clinton and her team,” said Steve Hoggard, executive producer, who filmed Clinton on her trips abroad. “They only get a few hours of sleep and are constantly working at a rapid pace traveling from one destination to the next. I have truly been in awe of what they do to represent our county across the globe.”

That's why now she looks like a wreck....

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Do you have a specific instance of my error?

Yes. Several in fact. My monitors abroad have alerted them to me.

As far as Japanese politics, the internal workings is not discussed so much.

Please. They are discussed all the time. You should put your ear to the ground more.

In US/Japan relations, I was getting cream info beyond what any Japanese would be privy to.

Sorry. I have seen nothing to indicate this.

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She might just be blinking...

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Evaganda: The Classic Fake Hillary Clinton Laugh! I wonder if he was fooled by it...@presto345, IF YOU ARE A GUY, YOU ARE SO UNBECOMING OF A GENTLEMAN, NOT A GOOD TASTE TO TELL TO A WOMAN, LADY OR GIRL...

Whether I am a guy or not is not of your concern, and besides, I did not write that comment.

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