Guess Who Mr. Obama Bows to and It’s Not the Dalai Lama


Bowing to Raul

Mr. Obama is seen here shaking hands with Raul Castro yesterday, via USA Today. He didn’t bow, but close. No bowing, just scraping.  JFK is rolling in his grave. 

bowing to Japanes

Mr. Obama definitely bowing to Japan’s Emperor Akihito November 2009, via the LA Times

o bows to Saudi King Abdullah

Obama is most certainly bowing to Saudi Arabian King Abdullah in April 2009 via HuffPo

showing reverence

Mexican President Felipe Calderon(R) welcomes US President Barack Obama prior to the opening of the G20 Leaders Summit in Los Cabos, Baja California, Mexico. Mr. Obama is showing reverence, not exactly bowing.


President Obama, reverential again, this time to Prime Minister Naoto Kan of Japan and his wife, Nobuko, at the Asian-Pacific Economic Consortium forum in Yokohama, Japan, November 2010 via NY Times

bowing to Mayor Iorio of Tampa Feb 2010

Mr. Obama bowing to Mayor Pam Iorio of Tampa, via Tampa Bay dot com. Hard to know why.

bowing to China

Mr. Obama bowing to China’s President via prepperpodcast


Mr. Obama bowing again to Chinese Premier, either that or he saw something interesting on the floor via Nice Deb

Barack Obama, Chris Christie, Cory Booker

Not bowing, just laughing, but who knows, via exposethemedia

He did not bow to the Queen of England, he nodded, but he did return the bust of Winston Churchill:


No bows for the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama was escorted out past the garbage after a visit with Mr. Obama via The Daily Mail. Hu Jintao was angry that Mr. Obama allowed the Dalai Lama to visit so you won’t see a photo of Mr. Obama bowing to him.