Obama Bows to Chinese Premier AND President – UPDATED: Where Will President Obama Bow Next? And Why?
UPDATED: President Obama met China’s Premier, Wen Jiabao, on the Asian Apology Tour. As I predicted, President Obama bowed again, this time in a country in which bowing is considered an outdated custom indicative of a servile position at odds with the “social equality” that is part of the Communist philosophy. At a “Town Hall” style meeting the Chinese government set up for him in | Read More »
Where Will President Obama Bow Next? And Why?
President Obama bowed to the Emperor of Japan on his current tour of Asia. It was a full bow, with his upper body almost at right angles to the ground. Here’s the video: Here’s what the New York Times had to say about the President of the United States bowing to the Emperor of Japan: …the image…was indelible: an obsequent President, and the Emperor of | Read More »
Another Reason IOC Rejected Chicago
A story broke on September 25th about a soiree hosted by the Obamas for visiting VIPs during the UN meetings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is another goof in the White House office of protocol. As with most parties, pictures were taken by the White House photographers. However, unlike past Presidents, POTUS Obama’s White House has a flickr website page. And they seem | Read More »