He can swear like a sailor, but he's sensitive, too

The president treats German Chancellor Angela Merkel to an impromptu and apparently unwanted massage.

Published July 18, 2006 12:29PM (EDT)

Sometimes, we don't even know what to say. And when the president of the United States sneaks up behind the chancellor of Germany and gooses her with an impromptu back rub -- well, that's one of those times.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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