Putin Punks Obama

snipe 2012/07/12 03:06:44
The most glaring example of diminishing United States power and influence around the globe is the dynamic taking place between the U.S. andRussia regarding Syria.

Although KGB style secrecy and the Kremlin’s careful manipulation of his image make him difficult to read, watching the recent body language between Putin and Obama makes it is clear for all to see that Putin has little respect for Obama.

Whether Putin or any other Soviet/Russian leader likes you or not is irrelevant to a successful foreign policy. Ronald Reagan understood that. George W. Bush understood that. Mikhail Gorbachev respected Ronald Reagan and grew to like him. Putin never openly displayed affection for Bush in the way Gorbachev did for Reagan, but Russia’s relative inaction during Bush’s presidency indicated that Putin respected him. It seems clear that Putin saw, as a result of Bush’s actions, that Bush was ready and willing to promote U.S. interests and power abroad. In Obama, Putin sees the inverse. Putin does not see a partner in Obama. He does not see an adversary in Obama. In Obama, Putin sees a tool, a weakling who can be punked at will. Russia’s military deployment to Syria reinforces that conclusion.

Obama’s insistence on making the world like him the cornerstone of his foreign policy is but one of a multitude of reasons why removing him in November is vital to American interests.


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  • No nonsense NanC...don't BS... 2012/07/12 04:36:01
    No nonsense NanC...don't BS me!
    "Obama’s insistence on making the world like him the cornerstone of his foreign policy is but one of a multitude of reasons why removing him in November is vital to American interests."

    The world doesn't respect him.............let's hope he doesn't get four more years to
    give away our world respect and position of leader.
  • Cognito22 No nons... 2012/07/12 06:59:25 (edited)
    One thing about truth is when you hear it, it rings like a bell.

    And that quote is one of them.

    "Obama’s insistence on making the world like him the cornerstone of his foreign policy" along with the stupidity of making someone who doesn't like him, Secretary of State hasn't worked out too well, has it?
  • No nons... Cognito22 2012/07/12 16:45:16
    No nonsense NanC...don't BS me!
    AS you may or may not know, I was a Hillary voter, and as much as I don't like
    her agreeing with 0bama policies, I keep my sanity by thinking, "if she weren't there
    his policies might be even worse." She can't disagree with him in public, but she
    can exercise some of that behind closed doors. I know when the 'White House
    Insider' wrote about the killing of UBS, it was Hillary, Gates, Panetta and Daley
    who gave the OK for the mission.......0bama was paralyzed by chief advisor
    Valerie mommy teat Jarrett telling him it the mission failed, it would be bad
    for his reelection bid..................
  • Cognito22 No nons... 2012/07/12 17:28:30 (edited)
    From friends that have sources who deal with those type of military operations, I heard that Hilary was the one that pushed the UBL mission forward . . . not Barry.
  • No nons... Cognito22 2012/07/12 17:43:02
    No nonsense NanC...don't BS me!
    Confirming the W/H insider's revelations?
  • Cognito22 No nons... 2012/07/12 18:03:36
    If the W/H insider said Hilary was the one pushing it, yes.
  • Brandon 2012/07/12 04:25:22
  • Cognito22 Brandon 2012/07/12 07:04:50
    Yep, he'll launch a few cruise missiles into Pakistan or Syria just to prove he has the nuts.
  • mwg0735 2012/07/12 04:19:59
  • Cognito22 mwg0735 2012/07/12 07:09:35
  • AL Cognito22 2012/07/12 07:51:02
    WOW! Obee almost seems shovel ready in that photo
  • Souther... Cognito22 2012/07/12 10:55:23
    Southern Man
    Bush is a real man 0bama is just a zero
  • mwg0735 Cognito22 2012/07/12 14:36:06
  • Cognito22 mwg0735 2012/07/12 14:41:52
    It tells me this pampered, affirmative-action promoted pansy has not done an honest days labor his whole life.
    His chum buddies left that up to those 'rich white people' (a quote from his book).
  • mwg0735 Cognito22 2012/07/12 14:47:32
  • Don Leuty 2012/07/12 04:15:36
    Don Leuty
    Putin and most of the rest of the world. The gilding has worn off, judging from recent economic conferences
  • debrarae POTL _ PWCM 2012/07/12 04:12:08
    debrarae POTL _ PWCM
    With the way Obama treats Law Abiding citizens, and then the way he treats other countries; it's no wonder there is no 'respect' for Obama from Putin or anyone else.
  • Ken 2012/07/12 03:47:52
    Obama is a willing tool.
  • AL Ken 2012/07/12 08:12:39
    Obama reminds me of the kind of child that would empty his Mothers purse when she wouldn't looking-just to SHARE it with all his criminal friends!
  • Rodney 2012/07/12 03:38:09
    I could tell from the Git-go that Barry was a weakling. Bowing to Foreign leaders and apologizing for the US citizens showed them all what a PUTZ he is. He may be liked by the citizens of some foreign countries, but has no respect from the leaders.
  • Southern Man 2012/07/12 03:30:36
  • AL Souther... 2012/07/12 07:54:20 (edited)
    Clown Prince Obozo-You know I can almost see all 57 States from the White House now as well! You mean,even the ones I added since I became Dictator?
  • ★Calliope★ 2012/07/12 03:29:29
    The pussy Obama and his cronies are ridiculous. Like little sycophants they think if they play 'nice' people will be nice. If they bow in respect - they will be respected.


    In the real world - pussyfooting around is just that... dillying... dallying... un-equivocation, nothing but apologist fools. NOBODY respects that. Obama gave away Europe with his concessions to Russia - getting NOTHING in return but Russia's disdain.

    Laud the Arab Spring and you get Muslim Brotherhood. They hate us. GET THAT? THEY HATE US.

    Respecting individuals is one thing - globally? You better carry a big friggin' stick. Not a friggin' flower, peace sign or chanting 'love will find a way'.
  • Kane Fernau 2012/07/12 03:29:12
    Kane Fernau
    We have an amateur in the White House.
  • Dogzebra~PWCM~JLA 2012/07/12 03:27:38
    Putin punked Slick Willy too during the Kursk debacle back in August of 2000.
  • cmdrbnd007 2012/07/12 03:25:10
    We have become a namby pamby nation under Obama. We need someone that can stand up to the likes of Putin. That can make our enemies quake.
  • Gracie - Proud Conservative 2012/07/12 03:19:22
    Gracie - Proud Conservative
    Russians have been duping American liberals for over a century now. They call them Potempkin Progressives.
  • Obama Failed Soda Head Chie... 2012/07/12 03:15:02
  • AL Obama F... 2012/07/12 07:55:07
  • Kat ♪ ~ ♪ 2012/07/12 03:14:45
    Kat ♪ ~ ♪
    It's unanimous no-body has any respect for Obama.
  • Cal 2012/07/12 03:12:42
    Putin has absolutely no respect for America and it shows though his dealings with us now versus how he dealt with us under other Presidents. He's making demands and our little President is bowing down to those demands. It's almost stupid to think we're in Russia's hand but our President has no back bone so it's becoming a nightmare.

    Obama has horrible foreign policy, and this, among many many MANY other things, makes it imperative that America votes him out in November.
  • Demonic Rat Hunter 2012/07/12 03:11:46 (edited)
    Demonic Rat Hunter
    I'm beginning to think the Russians feared Ol' Peanut Head more than the obama. Now that's sad.
  • snipe Demonic... 2012/07/12 03:15:48
    Really, really sad.

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