Bow down to kings

Geez. It’s not like he kissed him or anything.

4 Responses to “Bow down to kings”

  1. Robb Allen says:

    The difference is that the protocol of the kiss or holding hands is in no way subservient.

    Bowing, on the other hand, does indicate it. And since Jug-ears represents you and I, he has no business bowing to anyone.

    Hug the queen all you want. I don’t mind treating ‘royalty’ with all the respect they deserve (which is litte).

  2. Xrlq says:

    Kissing him would have been cool. Bowing down to him, not so much.

  3. Phelps says:

    A bow if definitely subservient, a kiss is mutual. They both deserve criticism for coziness, but Obama is definitely the bottom in that relationship, and there doesn’t even appear to be a reach-around.

  4. Linoge says:

    I would point out that kissing and hand-holding have vastly different significances in middle-eastern societies, the former being approximately equivalent to friends shaking hands, and the latter being quite common-place and having absolutely no relationship or sexual significance whatsoever. On the other hand, bowing holds the same significance in both middle eastern and western cultures, but possibly an even greater magnitude there…