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Prince Charles snubs VP Mike Pence as
he walks past his extended hand to
warmly greet Netanyahu and Putin
at Holocaust memorial event in Jerusalem

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Posted By: AltaD, 1/23/2020 3:42:49 PM

Prince Charles avoided shaking hands with Mike Pence, the U.S. vice president. at an Auschwitz memorial event in Jerusalem Thursday - but then smiled as he greeted Vladimir Putin. A video clip of the Prince of Wales greeting officials in Israel shows him walking along the front row of seats, shaking hands with world and Jewish leaders. When he came to Pence, the vice president had his hand extended in apparent expectation of a handshake. But the heir to the British throne merely looked him in the eye before moving on to shake hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the country's President Reuven Rivlin.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Highlander 1/23/2020 3:44:54 PM (No. 296369)
A royal ass!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: couchguy 1/23/2020 3:47:04 PM (No. 296374)
The poor Queen. Rotten kids and grandkids.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: qr4j 1/23/2020 3:51:28 PM (No. 296377)
What had Mr. Pence done to deserve that? And why would you be friendly toward Putin and not to Mr. Pence. Even if you didn't like the policies of Mr. Pence's boss and administration, the American Vice President is a far better ally to the United Kingdom than Putin is.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ribicon 1/23/2020 3:51:57 PM (No. 296378)
Eh. I'm certainly no fan of Rainbow Prince Chuckles, but FTA: "As the video went public, both Pence's staff and Buckingham Palace denied it was a snub and said the pair had met before entering the hall, exchanging smiles and joking with each other, and shaken hands after the event."
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Reply 5 - Posted by: qr4j 1/23/2020 3:55:05 PM (No. 296383)
Okay . . . the optics were bad, but there is more to the story. Prince Charles had already spent about 5 minutes talking with Mr. Pence prior the sit-down meeting. Protocol says heads of state shake hands with other heads of state and with hosts. Mr. Pence is neither. A tempest in a teapot.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Avanti1 1/23/2020 3:59:08 PM (No. 296387)
I fail to see why Americans care a whit about the behavior of English royalty. They are nothing but inbred, arrogant, elitist, wealthy non-entities.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: MDConservative 1/23/2020 4:00:04 PM (No. 296390)
This will make Mummy happy. Let's talk that "special relationship". It's past time to let Europe be Europe.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 1/23/2020 4:05:17 PM (No. 296397)
My, my he's a "Prince". He's ROYALTY, an aristocrat! Didn't we have a revolution so we could be done with that inbred, supercilious gang of inherited pomposity? And then, about 75 years ago, didn't this country pull their fat from the fire and rescue "their" country from NAZI ruin? To quote the great Greta, who Prince Charles and his fellow privileged, rich, spoiled, leftist nitwits worship, "How dare you," insult our elected vice President, you worthless piece of dog poo.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: seamusm 1/23/2020 4:10:16 PM (No. 296410)
We can only hope Her Majesty, his mum, outlives the Bonnie prince.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: klezmer 1/23/2020 4:10:17 PM (No. 296411)
Charles has always been an AH
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Reply 11 - Posted by: mathman 1/23/2020 4:19:15 PM (No. 296425)
Once he is king, you can forget about Britain. No soup for you, says the Soup Nazi. Pence is just not woke.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: MainelySane 1/23/2020 4:29:39 PM (No. 296433)
The Prince is such a blockhead he probably doesn't know who he is. Prince Charles is a moron.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Periwinkel 1/23/2020 4:36:02 PM (No. 296440)
Thank you, #5. That makes a lot more sense. Prince Charles really is an A--hat, but I just couldn't believe he would insult the US like that. After all his new daughter-in-law is an all-American princess.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: hisself 1/23/2020 4:36:33 PM (No. 296442)
Well, Chuck you, Farley!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Enoch Powell 1/23/2020 4:42:50 PM (No. 296452)
Why this family is thought to be at the apex of society is beyond me. Prince Charles demonstrates total lack of class, breeding, and politesse. In fact, he is a boor. Many of the British titled aristocracy have never had much use for the House of Windsor or whatever they are calling themselves these days, obviously with good reason.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: The Remnants 1/23/2020 4:43:41 PM (No. 296453)
As my mother was wont to say, "No manners".
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Reply 17 - Posted by: MattMusson 1/23/2020 4:45:20 PM (No. 296456)
Post BREXIT Britain needs all the trading partners it can get. And, London will lose up to 75% of it's Financial Industry. The USA could do a lot to smooth things over. Or, we could just take the London Financial Industry and tell the Brits to Sod Off!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: JediJerry 1/23/2020 4:53:25 PM (No. 296470)
What do you expect from a spineless wussie that takes orders from Greta Thunberg. Disrespect and arrogance are alive and well in Charlie's world.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: TXknitter 1/23/2020 5:02:51 PM (No. 296479)
Nice try #5. Brit Royal etiquette fellow quoted as saying don’t be daft. Charles knows cameras would pick up what they did. Vice-President Pence’s face said it all. The Prince and his climate-control fan boys for sons all detest President Trump. By extension, they dislike our good VP as well. Sometimes there is no need to overthink things. Charles knew exactly what he was doing and how it would be played.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 1/23/2020 5:03:35 PM (No. 296482)
Something needs to happen to Charles before the Queen leaves this earth.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: jntsrgn 1/23/2020 5:12:19 PM (No. 296488)
Prince Charles is neither a Head of State or a host of the event so the "protocol" explanation is a dud.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: GW_Rider 1/23/2020 5:15:47 PM (No. 296491)
What a POS.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: DVC 1/23/2020 5:21:43 PM (No. 296497)
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Sandpiper 1/23/2020 5:33:18 PM (No. 296507)
I agree completely # 19. The Prince knew exactly what he was doing. He lives in the public eye and knew it would be picked up. He was sending a message. Hope Trump got it. Nice of VP Pence to deny any offense. The Prince is lying about it through his teeth though.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: pros7767 1/23/2020 5:33:34 PM (No. 296510)
The Queen needs this bad press like she needs a hole in her head! Unbelievably stupid, especially since a lot of Americans despise Meghan Markle for what she did to the Queen and the royal family!
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Reply 26 - Posted by: AlpineLace 1/23/2020 5:52:59 PM (No. 296531)
It was a boneheaded thing to do in front of cameras.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: chiller 1/23/2020 5:56:00 PM (No. 296534)
I'd be tempted to pull the story as it's not true, except it does show media's willingness to jump at a chance to make DJT/ Pence look bad.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: kono 1/23/2020 6:01:02 PM (No. 296538)
Unh... unh... uh.............. Nope, can't even get my give-a-damn started for this. Our national identity has its origins in fighting a war against the British monarchy and a wholesale rejection of royalty. Being snubbed according to royal etiquette deprived Vice President Pence of absolutely nothing of value.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: earlybird 1/23/2020 6:02:53 PM (No. 296540)
His Mother would not approve. His Grandmother would not approve. And I rather imagine his father Charles would not approve either. There is no place for this sort of rudeness in the world. At 35, he is old enough to know that. He is a blight on the Royal Family and the UK. Good riddance!
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Reply 30 - Posted by: earlybird 1/23/2020 6:06:35 PM (No. 296542)
Well, I was so steamed, I thought this was about Harry. Once I get the egg off my face, I should be fine. We’ve always known Charles was a disaster. Full stop. BTW, when Vice President Pence attends events like this one, he is standing in for President Trump and representing the United States of America so, yes, he is accorded head-of-state courtesies...
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Reply 31 - Posted by: DVC 1/23/2020 6:08:38 PM (No. 296547)
Still unhappy about Yorktown, Charlie?
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Quigley 1/23/2020 6:12:14 PM (No. 296551)
Unfit to lead, that tamponawannabe.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: red1066 1/23/2020 6:18:26 PM (No. 296557)
Merry Prince Charles is an ahole, and has been his entire life. The idea that he had met Pence earlier is irrelevant. Pence held his hand out to shake Charley's hand, and was snubbed.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: bighambone 1/23/2020 6:23:09 PM (No. 296563)
Will Boris take Chuck to the wood shed? Remember Chuck is not supposed to be involved in politics, especially not publicly offending the President or Vice-President of the USA.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: columba 1/23/2020 6:33:13 PM (No. 296572)
This is from the Daily Mail. The headline is designed as click bait. The real story is most likely different _ but not newsworthy.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: PeasantNumberThree 1/23/2020 6:33:26 PM (No. 296573)
I hope the Queen 'snubs' Prince Charles and passes the Crown to Prince William instead. Next generation! Not married to an American floozie!
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Reply 37 - Posted by: lisa belanger 1/23/2020 6:42:47 PM (No. 296582)
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Reply 38 - Posted by: lisa belanger 1/23/2020 6:44:28 PM (No. 296585)
no 16 n.f.c.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: pixelero 1/23/2020 7:18:05 PM (No. 296605)
Déclassé in the extreme. Producing no good diplomatic result.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 1/23/2020 8:10:38 PM (No. 296627)
Abolish the monarchy after Her Majesty the Queen passes. None of her heirs has the sense of duty that she has.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: BarryNo 1/23/2020 8:51:10 PM (No. 296642)
Charles does not have much in the way of class. If there are previous royals he resembles you could point to Edward the Abdicator, or King George III.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/23/2020 8:53:18 PM (No. 296643)
Oh I'm sure he meant to stop, but the wind caught his ears and blew him on down the bath a little. /s
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Reply 43 - Posted by: YorkieMom 1/23/2020 9:02:30 PM (No. 296651)
I see many still believe everything they read in the media.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: TheLadyNextDoor 1/23/2020 9:07:48 PM (No. 296655)
So, #5, it's alright if P.Charles makes kindly to Vice President.Pence in private, but not in public. Shows Charles contempt.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: pensom2 1/23/2020 10:37:52 PM (No. 296706)
Having read the article, the official explanation makes sense to me. But Bonnie Prince Charley is still stupid not to have shaken Pence's hand once offered, if only for the cameras, even if they did spend five minutes together just prior to this occasion. When one is paid $20 to $30 million a year to show up at events and shake others' hands for a living, one should have more sense than this.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: WI Cynic 1/23/2020 10:59:22 PM (No. 296723)
A snub by the Twit of the Year contest winner is hardly a snub.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: bighambone 1/23/2020 11:56:46 PM (No. 296756)
What this all boils down to is another Royal public relations fiasco that will resonate through both the U.K. and the USA. It’s just common sense that Chuck should have known that the cameras were on him and that the media was just looking for anything that they could turn into controversy that is the 24/7 media’s life blood these days.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: VirtuDawg 1/24/2020 12:08:37 AM (No. 296763)
I suspect that Queen Elizabeth is staying alive only to spare the UK populace from having this piece of work for King.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: Annie Xango 1/24/2020 2:31:08 AM (No. 296813)
he needs to keep doing what he does loon that he is climate change and a lover of Islam..I shudder to think he will be King..please Your Majesty do not die!!!
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