Despite common misconceptions, U.S. politicians are not simply cold unfeeling syphons of money and power who leech resources from hardworking voters and bleed discontent into our shared consciousness. In fact, some of them are even capable of genuine human emotions like "love" and "non-quite hate."
Don't believe me? Check out this photo gallery of our nation's leaders expressing emotion with those lip-like things on their faces.
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Tags: John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Valentine's Day