Trump Is Back to Shaking Hands Now That a Woman Isn't Sitting Across From Him

On Monday, President Trump met with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, a military general-turned-dictator. They did not talk about human rights in Egypt, but they did shake hands because he is not German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Last month, Trump also shook hands with Løkke Rasmussen, the prime minister of Denmark, who is not a dictator and is also not German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

If you’re a world leader and you want a smiling Trump to shake your hand, try committing widespread human rights violations—or at the very least be a guy.

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