The Secretary of Protocol is not happy. Remember now, what Miss Manners said?
The American greeting routine used to be simple. Because we officially consider all people to be equal and equally worthy of respect, the same gesture, the handshake -- simple, dignified and egalitarian -- would do for all.
We were willing to believe, the first time (or was that the second) that your shoelace was indeed untied.
But now we really must insist that you stop this before someone thinks you are indeed treasonous.