Great Job, Internet!: Here’s a video of the president creepily complimenting a journalist on her smile

The eerie thing about the video below is how unsurprising it is. The gut reaction to a video of our president, in the midst of a phone call with the new Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, stopping what he is doing to point at a woman, beckon her over to him, compliment the “beautiful” Irish press, and then say she has a nice smile, is pretty much a shrug of the shoulders. “She has a nice smile on her face so I bet she treats you well,” he said, ostensibly to Varadkar. The award-winning journalist for RTE, Caitríona Perry, later referred to the moment as “bizarre” on Twitter.

Video of the bizarre moment when President @realDonaldTrump called me over during his call with Taoiseach @campaignforLeo Varadkar. @rtenews

— Caitriona Perry (@CaitrionaPerry) June 27, 2017

We expect all this from Trump not just because of his long history …

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