An Ode to "Shame Face," the Expression a Lot of Politicians Are Making Right Now

Or you could just not do that?

As first reported by the New York Times, there is a very special facial expression politicians make when they have done something so wrong they must pretend to regret it. Ahead, in these times of What Haven't They Done Wrong?, 10 sad boys making the sort of unnatural glower/grimace (glimace) thing that occurs when you ask an intern which emoji means "sad" and try to copy it. With your face. 😕

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Bill Clinton

When America expects you to look remorseful for sleeping with that woman.  

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James McGreevey

IDK, this SF's kind of smirky to me. 

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Eliot Spitzer

It takes more muscles to frown than to smile. So don't get tangled up in a prostitution ring, which will make you frown, which gives you wrinkles. 

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Mark Sanford

And the best way to keep your lips plump is to not go on secret trips to Argentina to see your sidepiece. This has been a beauty PSA. 

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Anthony Weiner

Shame face? Or scrolling through his camera roll trying to decide which pic to sext next? 

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Paul Ryan

Know what'll turn that frown upside down? A decent healthcare system! 

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Devin Nunes

::stage whispers:: "Healllthhhhcarreeeee."

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Mitch McConnell

Mitch! My dude! Not a great look, sorry.

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Jeff Sessions

Sad Keebler Elf is sad.

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Tim Cook

Cook's not a politician, nor has he just taken away somebody's rights, but he's got secondhand SF simply sitting next to Trump. Happens.

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