That's "Merkel-ed." The man who referred to women reporters as "sweetie" never grasped what is and isn't appropriate. For example, telling women covering the campaign that it was a pencil in his pocket and not anything else? Inappropriate.
The February 24, 2008 comic was inspired by the Thursday prior's debate when Barack decided that he would touch his debate opponent. No, that's not done when it's men.
And, no, no one bothered to call Precious Barry out for it. As for "Merkel-ed," that refers to Bully Boy's invasion of Angela Merkel's personal space in 2006.
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