Donald Trump and his First Lady can't seem to get a grip. The futile attempt at holding hands in public comes off as awkward when one initiates it and the other is dismissive. Even worse (or entertaining), is when one slaps the other hand away, the way Melania did after they arrived in Israel on the third day of the administration's first international travels.
Perhaps it was payback for when Melania reached out for Donald's hand on the tarmac of Palm Beach International Airport earlier this year. He grabbed her hand, patted it a couple times, and ditched it. It's behavior according to body language experts of a man declaring his need to look like a 'presidential alpha.'
So photographer Pete Souza shared a photo of the Obamas from 2015 to show what holding hands should actually look like. The Instagram post was captioned: "Holding hands."
Of course Twitter got a huge kick out of it.
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