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Obama´s Asia trip: No bows this time,
but he did grab an awkward kiss

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 11/21/2012 9:15:18 AM

For someone alleged to have grown up in Asia, Barack Obama is repeatedly clueless about customs there. It´s one thing if you´re a tourist. But as the president of the United States? More problematic. You may recall earlier trips there, part of his apology tours, when the Democrat president was bowing to just about everyone. In Japan, Emperor Akihito in a gesture of hospitality stuck out his hand for a Western greeting rather than expect a bow as he would from a subject. Maybe Obama skips his protocol briefings too.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: wilko, 11/21/2012 9:26:11 AM     (No. 9027373)

Yes, the pics show him oddly grabby. I couldn´t figure out what was going on, if it was a local custom or just some drunk guy at a party.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 11/21/2012 9:50:34 AM     (No. 9027421)

she certainly looked uncomfortable. body language says it all...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: djcdjc, 11/21/2012 10:02:07 AM     (No. 9027441)

Blow me one last kiss.........

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Reply 4 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 11/21/2012 10:32:11 AM     (No. 9027515)

And, having lived abroad, he´s supposed to be so cosmopolitan. Ought to have known you DO NOT grab and kiss Asians - not culturally acceptable over there.
He continues to be our idiot representative to the world and the leftist press ´corpse´ doesn´t report his stupidities.
Thanks, Andrew, for that report.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/21/2012 10:34:03 AM     (No. 9027521)

What a total embarrassment he is. And probably none of his toadies will tell him what an ass he´s made of himself.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/21/2012 10:44:21 AM     (No. 9027544)

He was desperately trying to look heterosexual. Not very good at it.

His little greeting with the first lady of Cambodia. She gave him a little bow that is what one would do to a servant. The Cambodian people knew exactly what she was up to. Hilarious. Asians are not easily fooled. And they know that Obit is not America. Not representative of our country - its heritage, its purpose, its strength.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 11/21/2012 10:46:44 AM     (No. 9027548)

Channeling boorish Moochelle. They don´t know that most people do not want to be grabbed and hugged and/or kissed by strangers. And he was supposed to be the president of the United States on a diplomatic trip. That photo is disgusting.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: pindarjr, 11/21/2012 10:55:22 AM     (No. 9027566)

The president´s awkward kiss on the cheek of Aung San Suu Kyi is nothing compared to the big smacker he will be giving Vladimir Putin in the near future. The president´s "flexibility" will come in handy as Putin will be presenting an entirely different cheek to be kissed.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: NYBruin, 11/21/2012 11:55:07 AM     (No. 9027726)

Good thing for Barry she hadn´t enrolled in one of those femnist-inspired women´s self-defense classes. They would have had to carry him onto Air Force One!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: drkillj0y, 11/21/2012 2:05:07 PM     (No. 9027951)

Yup. Been waiting for someone to notice this.
Cheeks rubbing/kissing as form of greeting is a Continental Europe and Russia thing, not Britain Empire or her former Colonies - especially an uber conservative society like Burma.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/21/2012 2:47:35 PM     (No. 9028014)

Talk about invading personal space.

He was giddy on this trip. Probably has to do with the $6 million he gave to Asia.

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