Saturday, November 14, 2009

I am in shock


Thanks to the Los Angeles Times, which does not, the last time I looked, have a conservative editorial policy, I am in shock as a result of reading the following story and seeing the photographs that accompany it:

Brace yourself before clicking here.

Maybe that doesn't bother you, but it bothers the heck out of me.

I'm all for showing respect, but that goes just a bit too far.

Oh, and thank God for a free press.

4 comments:

Sissy said...
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rhymeswithplague said...

Sissy - A bow shows deference to a superior, not just "respect." As two heads of state, Obama and Akihito are equals. No one needs to be showing deference to the other, as a subject would to the ruler of his country. Also, as free and independent people, Americans need bow to no one.

This has been one man's opinion.

rhymeswithplague said...

Sissy (Part 2) - So far.

GooseBreeder said...

Respect but mutual is good.When did your lot last bow to Royalty of any kind? i'm with you.