Presidential exploding fist bumps: a history

by David Safier

Though there were many wonderful moments in the SOTU speech, what will probably live on from the night in meme memory is this: Obama's pre-speech exploding fist bump with Republican Senator Mark Kirk, who recently returned to the Senate after suffering a stroke.

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My extensive research revealed, this was not Obama's first Presidential exploding fist bump. Though there may have been others, witness Obama in Afghanistan, 2012.

 

And for the history buffs, here is a "History of the Exploding Fist Bump: Great moments in douche bag history."

I knew the highbrow folks who read BfA would want to know the whole story. You're welcome.

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