Peak Drudge: ‘OBAMA BOWS TO JAPANESE ROBOT’

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April 24, 2014 9:07 a.m.

A story that led The Drudge Report on Thursday was blasted out on Twitter as “OBAMA BOWS TO JAPANESE ROBOT.”

Obama spent time Thursday in Tokyo playing around with ASIMO, a robot made by Honda that can do normal human things like kick a soccer ball — and bow to the President, earning a sign of respect in return.

“I have to say the robots were a little scary,” Obama said afterward, as quoted by the Associated Press. “They were too life-like.”

Below is the splash on The Drudge Report:

And watch Obama play around with ASIMO, courtesy of ABC News:

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This post has been updated.

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