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Time for the faux outrage of the week. Horror of horrors, President Obama bowed to the Japanese Emperor. A simple sign of respect is being spun as the gravest of errors by such paragons of virtue and manliness as Karl "Turdblossom" Rove. Worse than merely criticising Obama, and making up stories about "what it all means," they have to go one step to far and lie. Ahem, excuse me, maybe not lie. Maybe they're just ignorant. Either way, the allegation that Presidents don't do such things is easily disprovable.
Rove Attacks Obama For Bowing: He Should Do What All Presidents Have Done And ‘Not Bow To Monarchies’
This morning on Fox & Friends, former Bush adviser Karl Rove appeared on the program to bash President Obama for paying a respectful bow before the Japanese Emperor. Leading into the segment, co-host Steve Doocy claimed that there is a “long-standing precedent going back to the founding” of the U.S. that “American presidents don’t bow to anybody.” Doocy might want to do some research on President Eisenhower. . .
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