Why is This Man Smiling?

As Mr. Delay prepares to defend himself in a Texas court and in the court of public opinion, his PR handlers have weighed in with this advice: “Smile!” An obedient Mr. Delay obliged. Is it forced or natural? Will the whole world smile with him? In Gladwell’s Blink, the author postulates that a smile is contagious only if it’s natural. Take a look at these images of Mr. Delay (and his wife), and you be the judge.