The President of a country where once a black man was three fifth of a person bows to the king of the place where a woman is only half a person (at most).
People have not fought revolutions and civil rights battles in order to end up seeing this. What the US President did is an offense to human reason, dignity and fight for equality all over the world. Presidents don't bow 90 degrees to kings.
A bow from the waist and with the knee bent. That's a fealty bow:
Only less graceful and totally uncalled for
The President of Walt Whitman's country.
"To A President
ALL you are doing and saying is to America dangled mirages,
You have not learn'd of Nature--of the politics of Nature, you have
not learn'd the great amplitude, rectitude, impartiality;
You have not seen that only such as they are for These States,
And that what is less than they, must sooner or later lift off from