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A brief news video has been added below, showing the greeting in this photograph. Contrary to some claims, the video shows no reciprocal bow by the emperor, who traditionally bows to no one. And we've added a file photo from 2007 of Vice President Dick Cheney greeting the Japanese Emperor in the same door way in a different fashion.)
How low will the new American president go for the world's royalty?
This photo will get Democrat President Obama a lot of approving nods in Japan this weekend, especially among the older generation of Japanese who still pay attention to the royal family livi
Originally posted by December_Rain
Seriously showing respect to someone, anyone as a matter of fact could also be taken in bad light is quiet disturbing. What a sad article.
Originally posted by Max_TO
Does this matter ? Does this bother anyone to have there leader bowing to Royalty ? Is this , the bowing president , the only president that has bowed to royalty while holding office , or were there others that have done so but nothing was made of it ?
Obama appears to be preparing himself for a rectal exam in this instance. Who is Obama's protocol czar?