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Wow! Journalism Still Lives

10 Sep
English: Vladimir Putin at school age

English: Vladimir Putin at school age (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Journalist Lee Smith rocks. Putin Didn’t Save Obama, He Beat Him is a glorious political escapade exposed.

Smith jumps in and paints a picture that is so schoolyard and juvenile yet renders it in a raw, forceful, Hemingway like style.

Right, Putin is laughing to himself. Whatever. If Obama wants to sell it like a Christmas miracle on Pennsylvania Avenue that’s fine with Putin, because Putin won.

Chicken skin…

It’s hard not to be impressed with Putin. A man who up until yesterday seemed merely crass, has revealed himself to be capable of great subtlety. For years his method was so transparent, so obvious, his vulgarities intended to appall and shock the White House…That’s all true, but now we see that Putin was testing Obama and looking for openings.

It’s a game…

And so Obama ignored Putin’s slights and held his head high. This revealed to Putin Obama’s real liability, his vanity. Obama always needs to look good.

Checkmate…

I love this article.

Putin Didn’t Save Obama, He Beat Him

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