I would like to congratulate Angela Merkel for behaving like she is older than three.— Michael Burleson (@luigi4493) March 17, 2017
In today's petulant president news, President Donald Trump denied German chancellor Angela Merkel a handshake during a meeting in the Oval Office.
Watch the painfully awkward moment here:
Twitter was quick to chime in on the shameful refusal.
No debate about it — the snub was downright impolite.
And it seemed to speak on his character, which lacks basic maturity and manners.
Angela Merkel bigly outclassed Trump, today.— Brandon Unger (@ungerbn103) March 17, 2017
She exposed him as the petulant, misogynistic buffoon that he is...(no offense to buffoons.)
Trump has a history of bizarre handshakes, but denying one altogether?
That's a new low — even for him.
Yesterday Sean Spicer accused UK of spying on Trump. Today Trump refused to shake Angela Merkel's hand. This is how they treat our friends.— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) March 17, 2017
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