Obama continued his visit to Cuba on Monday by holding a press conference with communist president Raul Castro. However, it’s the way the press conference ended that has everyone talking.
According to IJ Review, things got awkward when Castro tried to grab Obama’s hand after the press conference. Obama responded with this:
— Independent Journal (@INJO) March 21, 2016
The clip quickly went viral, and Twitter exploded with explanations for the awkward encounter.
That awkward moment when a repressive Cuban dictator tries to get you to lift arms together w/ him (hint: go limp): https://t.co/g67PQyJbD9
— Ed Stetzer (@edstetzer) March 21, 2016
Others saw the scene as a metaphor:
Most people just found the clip painful to watch:
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