French President François Hollande is a lot of things: a wealthy socialist, the country’s least popular president (ever!) and a lover of high taxes.

He also seems to be a terrible hand-shaker.

Indeed, based on a humorous photo collage from Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant, he doesn’t seem to have the timing down. Either that or world leaders simply aren’t interested in shaking his hand (although that’s doubtful):

Faux Pas: Frances Socialist President Is Remarkably Bad at Shaking Hands

Image source: ‏@hansaarsman

Now, one Twitter user points out the pictures could just be taken at bad times:

That’s possible. But it’s also possible Hollande picks the worst times to extend his palm.

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(H/T: WaPo)