Politics And One Mother With A Keyboard. Because in front of every informed voter is a frightened politician.
Where do the bows come from? What culture? I took ten years of martial arts and really, for an American to be comfortable with bowing, there has to be the pain incentive, like 100 push ups for messing up the bow etiquette. I suggest BO hire a competent protocol officer and arm him or her with a cattle prod to give him a little goose if he sees any creasing along the midsection.