Words are hardly necessary. This is beyond embarrassing – it is absolutely disgusting and mortifying. Notice that Brigitte Macron was trying to back away from him and establish some space between them when he jerks her close. This was much worse than his usual handshake move, which her husband likely warned her to expect. The only good thing is that Trump didn’t actually break her arm.


Trump is completely unable to overcome his predatory instincts and his need to establish dominance, like an alpha dog. I can only begin to envision tonight's bedtime chat chez Macron.

The comment threads on Twitter were both instantaneous and priceless.

Yes, this would have been very good indeed:

This is brilliant:

And then he follows the comment in the tweet below with, “beautiful”. Amazing self control on the part of the French First Lady, who somehow managed not to vomit on Trump’s shoes: