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Obama Gives Japan's Emperor a Deep Bow of Submission

How low will the new American president go for the world's royalty?


Very low bows like this are a sign of deference for a superior.



-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 living in Republican vice president Dick Cheney is received by Emperor Akihito in 2007 downtown castle. Very low bows like this are a sign of great respect and deference to a superior.

-To some in the United States, however, an upright handshake might have looked better.

-Remember Michelle Obama casually patting Britain's Queen Elizabeth on the back during their Buckingham Palace visit? America's royalty

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Added: Nov-14-2009 Occurred On: Nov-14-2009
By: Songun
Tags: Akihito, obama, Saudi King, Bow, Obama bows
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