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Sunday, November 15, 2009

Obama bows to Japanese Emperor

Video above H/T to Top of the Ticket.

Hot Air's flashback to 1994 when the NYT called Clinton's slight inclination of head and body "unthinkable."

Douglas Jehr, in a 1994 New York Times report, made it clear that had Clinton actually executed a full bow, it would have destroyed a precedent dating to the founding of the Republic:

Funny how the media treats one and not the other.

Just food for thought.

[Update] HotAirPundit has a photo essay of how everyone else greets the emperor of Japan compared to Obama.