Really?? No one on the white house staff bothered to take this virgin politician aside and teach him protocol??
WTFO - November 18, 2009, 11:36 pm,
Yet another subserviant move by the apologizer in chief.
Portgas D. Ace - December 5, 2009, 2:17 pm,
That was just the right thing to do.
Its Japanese tradition to honor people who are older than you (and bowing, too)
And if this Japanese guy is so small, well you have to bow down as if you wanted to pick up the soap.
BoneCD - December 5, 2009, 2:23 pm,
Oh Oh...I know what to get him for Xmas...Soap-on-a-Rope
Fiodh - April 15, 2011, 2:02 pm,
I'm sorry; OUR tradition is that the US does not bow to anyone.
Sean - April 15, 2011, 3:34 pm,
But holding hands with a Saudi Prince is hunky dory, and not the least bit ghey.
Sean - April 15, 2011, 3:41 pm,
In fact I'm doing it right now ... or at least with someone who claims to be a SAUDI prince.