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    Despite him being a so-called successful businessman, Donald Trump often appears to be a person who’s had little contact with other human beings. He’s a self-described germaphobe, which would explain a general aversion to handshakes, but with Trump it goes much further. His handshakes are an awkward, weird power game. He pulls people. He shakes too hard and too long. Until its over, most of his “victims” have no idea they’re playing a power game.

    Here are some of the weird examples, ending with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who apparently prepared:

    Trudeau isn’t the only world leader to prepare for the inevitable
    Trump shake. France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, was ready during the NATO summit. Instead of taking control of the shake by letting go on his own time, he won the battle of wills by holding on the longest and the hardest. In the end, Trump relented and Macron made him hold on just a second longer than he wanted.

    Here’s the video:

    Twitter loved it.

    Perhaps the best was this reference to the two times Melania Trump rejected her husband’s hand during the trip:

    The world has figured out that Donald Trump is a joke. Now it’s time for Republicans.

    Featured image via video screen capture.