The Day Obama Awkwardly Hung Out With Some RobotsSam Biddle11/15/10 8:33am87EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkFresh after a midterm thrashing, Obama perhaps thought this weekend's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Japan might be a needed respite. Instead, he was greeted by a bunch of uncomfortable robots. Shrieking robo-seals! A creepy fembot! Some strange pod car!