Apparently letting NO gesture of Barack Obama's go without criticism, the Rabid Right has wasted no time condemning the president for bowing to the Japan's emperor Akihito, in a gesture of respect and friendship that is highly valued in the Asian nation.
Can you imagine the storm of criticism that would have erupted from the Right had Obama neglected to bow? The wingnutosphere would have metaphorically detonated with cries of "Oh my god, did you see how Obama dissed the emperor?"
And lest anyone forget, I think the previous president showed quite a bit more deference to a certain foreign leader!
But for some reason THAT was completely acceptable to the wingers: