Today in "Real life is Veep," Donald Trump welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House and made things weird with his long, lingering touch.

Abe's reaction quickly became a meme seen 'round the world, as his expression is, truly, all of us.


If you didn't catch the dialogue:

After the 19 seconds of contact, Abe couldn't help but display his relief.

It's just as cringeworthy in this different angle and lighting.


And the memes began to flow.

Despite the awkwardness, Trump was very complimentary of Abe's handshake skills. Perhaps he lingered for 19 seconds to hold onto the magic.


Hope this humiliation doesn't mean war with Japan.