Donald Trump is currently on his first major trip as president, traveling through the Middle East and then to Israel. He is, of course, meeting world leaders, some of whom are more controversial than others. But then, so is he, so it's kind of the perfect union. King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and Egyptian president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met for what they apparently thought was a fantastic photo opportunity: standing around a glowing orb, grasping it as though it's feeding them unspeakable power.
Okay, you're probably wondering what that orb is. Well, it's not some ancient power center that we should treat with reverence and respect, as I initially feared. But don't worry, we can make fun of it.
The globe is a symbolic...thing...that was built into the new "Global Centre for Combating Extremist Ideology" which opened on Sunday, according to The Guardian. Touching the globe activated the headquarters, so it was sort of like a ribbon cutting ceremony, only a hundred times creepier. At least the bizarre image of Trump's glowing ecstatic face has resulted in a lot of memes. Because doesn't that picture remind you of some things: