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Melania Didnít Slap Trumpís Hand Away
Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | May 23, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 05/23/2017 1:47:40 PM PDT by Kaslin

RUSH: You know, I meant to mention this yesterday. Let me mention it now and get it out of the way, because this video has gone viral. It reminds me, I got another email today when the president and his entourage arrived via helicopter at the tarmac in Tel Aviv to split for Rome, the helicopter doors open and the president was the first out. The email said, “This guy… You know, after yesterday, I would think this guy would know better! He doesn’t let his wife get off first!

“He storms out, says, ‘Look at me, look at me,’ and his wife comes out meekly a little bit later. It’s unreal the way Trump treats his wife.” I said, “I’d better address this.” Ladies and gentlemen, there is a protocol rule that the president of the United States is always the first through any doorway, including wives, spouses, mistresses, daughters, any other women. The president goes through every doorway first. You know who told me this? Trump! You know how I know this? It’s because he was apologizing for going before my wife through a doorway one day.

Melania Trump Slaps At Donald Trump's Hand

He said, “It’s a rule. Presidents have to go through the door first.” I looked into it, and I found out it’s true. It is official presidential protocol. There are reasons for it. (sigh) I don’t have enough time to get into them now, but there’s a reason why presidents are first through any door, particularly in public. The president’s the first off Air Force One, the first off the helicopter. Now, the reference to, “After what Trump did yesterday with Melania, I don’t think he should ever be the first off! He should always show deference to her!”

They’re walking on a red carpet. They just arrived somewhere. I don’t know where this was. They’d arrived… Maybe it… (interruption) Was it Israel? It wasn’t Saudi Arabia. Okay, so they’d arrived in Israel, and Melania is trailing Trump on his left side and catches up and he reaches back, and she touches his hand and draws even with him, and then they continue on to wherever they were going. When this video happened, I first saw it on one of my tech blogs filled with obscenities about what a reprobate Trump is.

“Now his marriage is falling apart! Now his wife doesn’t respect him. Look what she did! She slapped his hand away. I mean, right there in Israel when the world’s cameras are on him, she just slapped his hand away!” That’s not what happened. (interruption) Is that what you think happened? She did not! It did not… That is not what happened. He was reaching back to make sure… (interruption) She’s in heels! Everybody’s moving past. He reached back to make sure she was there, and she gave what was the equivalent of a fist bump. He reaches back, “Are you there?”

She touches his hand to let him know she’s there; everything’s fine. She did not slap his hand away. It was a modified fist bump. My wife hates fist bumps. When I give her a fist bump, you know, she kind of slaps my hand away. She’s not slapping my hand away; she’s doing a fist bump without making a fist. That’s what that was! Do not doubt me. There is no way that that’s what happened. But the anti-Trump corps wants to make it look like, “Everybody hates Trump, including his wife, who knows what a pig he is and who knows what a reprobate he is.

“Here he was reaching back, trying to drag her along because she wasn’t keeping up — because she doesn’t want to be there because she’s smart enough to know she should never be anywhere with Trump because Trump’s a pig — and she was lagging behind! He reached back to yank her forward like a caveman, and she slapped his hand away.” That’s not what happened. If you look at it and if you know these two (as I happen to) he’s reaching back. Presidents also walk ahead of everybody else, including going through doors first.

And if you paid attention to other video on this trip, you would have seen evidence of that. She’s either a full yard and a half behind or a step or two. It’s the protocol. But that was not her slapping his hand away. But it has gone viral, and that’s what everybody thinks it was, because — and look at what they’re imagining. “Yeah, he’s just a PIG! She regrets marrying the guy, and she wanted to publicly humiliate him for all of us! She knows he’s hated, and she knows it’s justified. She was doing it for us.” I mean, some of the stuff that’s out there? I’m tired of the insanity. I’m tired of it.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: drivebymedia; firstlady; firstladymelania; flotus; flotusmelania; gossip; melania; melaniatrump; presidenttrump; trump45; trumpvisit
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1 posted on 05/23/2017 1:47:40 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
Two more steps and she was going to go to the left. When you're in heels, you do have to concentrate.

But back home...they're always holding hands.

2 posted on 05/23/2017 1:51:49 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Kaslin

they are a perfect couple

so proud of my First Couple


3 posted on 05/23/2017 1:51:50 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse (America First !)
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To: Kaslin

Glen Beck was so gleefully excited about this on his morning show, I thought he was having an orgasm....


4 posted on 05/23/2017 1:54:18 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: JBW1949

glen beck is a wet dream, he is about as useless as a used condom.


5 posted on 05/23/2017 2:06:44 PM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (politicians beware)
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To: Kaslin

Meekly? There is nothing meek about Melania Trump. She is poised and elegant always.


6 posted on 05/23/2017 2:12:12 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: LeoWindhorse

They sure are, and I am proud of them too.


7 posted on 05/23/2017 2:21:39 PM PDT by Kaslin ( The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triump. Thomas Paine)
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To: JBW1949

Gee why are you watching or listening to Glenn Beck?


8 posted on 05/23/2017 2:23:37 PM PDT by Kaslin ( The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triump. Thomas Paine)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Exactly


9 posted on 05/23/2017 2:24:36 PM PDT by Kaslin ( The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triump. Thomas Paine)
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To: Kaslin

Glad you posted it and glad that Rush finally lifted the veil on presidential protocol...........


10 posted on 05/23/2017 2:27:08 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (If a cow ever got the chance, he’d eat you and everyone you ever cared about.)
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To: Kaslin

The 8am to 9am show is conservative...When beck first came on, he spouted about this, so I listened to the rant before changing...


11 posted on 05/23/2017 2:27:45 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: Kaslin

Fools. No one slaps the President. It is a capital offense.


12 posted on 05/23/2017 2:29:33 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: Kaslin

And gracious. I forgot to add gracious.


13 posted on 05/23/2017 2:39:10 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: JBW1949

Well it aint as bad as calling your friends wife up on air and giving her congrats on their miscarriage.

Or making up a lie about his mothers death.


14 posted on 05/23/2017 2:40:22 PM PDT by crz
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To: Kaslin

President first aside, Melania is a supermodel. And I’m sure the paparazzi would prefer their shots from every angle not be blocked by Trump. He lets her shine. I’d bet they laugh about them later.


15 posted on 05/23/2017 2:42:13 PM PDT by blueplum ("...this moment is your moment: it belongs to you " President Donald J. Trump, Jan 20, 2017)
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To: crz

What are you referring to??? I haven’t heard of this...


16 posted on 05/23/2017 2:42:34 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: JBW1949

What show? TV or radio?


17 posted on 05/23/2017 2:42:52 PM PDT by Kaslin ( The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triump. Thomas Paine)
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To: Kaslin; hoosiermama; Right_in_Virginia; reformedliberal; Jane Long; HopeandGlory; Freee-dame; ...
Ping to First Lady Melania's List.

So is she a submissive woman or one who rides rough shot over her husband MSM? Make up your minds!


18 posted on 05/23/2017 2:49:57 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Proud Keeper of the Sarah Palin and New First Lady Melania Ping Lists. Let me know if you want on.)
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To: Kaslin

Radio...A local radio show... K C O’Day radio show...


19 posted on 05/23/2017 2:51:41 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: Kaslin

Beck is on the radio from 9am to 12noon here...


20 posted on 05/23/2017 2:53:19 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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