Japan in the News: Obama Criticized for Bowing to Japanese Emperor
Japan was the first destination in US President Barack Obama’s Asian visit. At the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, he met with the Japanese Emperor (and Empress) who he greeted with a handshake and a low bow. Picture below courtesy of Reuters.
Also see this very short SkyNews video from YouTube (which has over 150,000 views already).
Read the story today for more details from the UK Telegraph about criticisms by right-wing websites. There must be more important issues to discuss than this – I personally think he was just showing respect and courtesy, he also did grow up in Asia (Indonesia).