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Over the years, the pageantry of Presidential visits has been overlooked. Another red carpet. Parade. Motorcade. Air Force One. Dinners. Dancing. Despite thoughts on it being just a show, there is intent. Meeting and gatherings provide an opportunity to socially reinforce and create enthusiasm. And these settings send signals. It’s meant to influence for gain. So yes, it’s a show. But … it’s part of a negotiation …