Larry Kudlow: Obama/Emanuel hug at departure ceremony sent signal of weakness to America’s enemies.
“I think the hug lacked dignity. It did not send a message of American power and forcefulness … Why not just a dignified, stand-up, serious handshake? That’s what Reagan would have done. A strong handshake shows friendship, respect, and even affection. But a big fat hug seems to go over the line.”