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White House: Don't read into Putin's body language
Politico44 ^ | 6/18/12 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN

Posted on 06/19/2012 9:21:20 AM PDT by ColdOne

LOS CABOS, Mexico -- The White House urged reporters not to read too much into Vladimir Putin's body language during his public statement after meeting Monday with President Obama, repeatedly stressing that the Russian president is always "businesslike."

"This isn't the first body language-gate we've had with the Russians," deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said at an afternoon press briefing here, noting that there were reports of a tense discussion between Obama and Putin's predecessor, Dmitry Medvedev, though it's widely acknowledged that the two became friends over the course of about 10 meetings in the past three years.

Putin was serious and cold during his brief remarks, and didn't appear particularly receptive to Obama's words.

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1 posted on 06/19/2012 9:21:22 AM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

>>Putin was serious and cold during his brief remarks, and didn’t appear particularly receptive to Obama’s words.<<

Because real men with real work to do are often irritated having to meet with sissy, limp-wristed, lazy posers.


2 posted on 06/19/2012 9:24:57 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow (Can't afford a ticket back from Suffragette City)
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To: ColdOne
BWA-HAHAHA!
3 posted on 06/19/2012 9:26:46 AM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: ColdOne

Puitn knows Obama is in way over his head, and shows it in his disdain for him.

DISDAIN: a feeling of contempt for someone or something regarded as unworthy or inferior :

Putin is right too Obama is unworthy.


4 posted on 06/19/2012 9:27:07 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: ColdOne

—...though it’s widely acknowledged that the two became friends over the course of about 10 meetings...—

Ok, THAT one cracked me up. :-D


5 posted on 06/19/2012 9:27:57 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: ColdOne

“The White House urged reporters not to read too much into Vladimir Putin’s body language”


Commie liberal to truth translation: Don’t believe your lying eyes.


6 posted on 06/19/2012 9:28:15 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: ColdOne

Did Obama forget to bow or to kiss the ring?


7 posted on 06/19/2012 9:29:05 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: ColdOne
"businesslike" means greatly different things to Putin and the pot-head, metrosexual Obama.


8 posted on 06/19/2012 9:29:13 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: ColdOne

Obama is such a light weight thin skin. Oh woe, Putin dissed him! Well Putin, you’re welcome to diss the Kenyan worm all you like, but think twice before you diss us, the USA. We’re not all sheeple here, Putin.


9 posted on 06/19/2012 9:31:57 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: ColdOne

Translation: “We don’t know why this stupid Ruskie doesn’t understand the greatness of Dear Leader. And all you ignorant unwashed masses had better not imply that he thinks Dear Leader is a wimpy-ass lightweight. We WON and we will sic the IRS on you!!!”


10 posted on 06/19/2012 9:33:33 AM PDT by workerbee (We're not scared, Maobama -- we're pissed off!)
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To: ColdOne

So is Putin a racist, a homophobe, or both?


11 posted on 06/19/2012 9:37:16 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (We wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against...spiritual wickedness in high places)
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To: ColdOne

Earth to White House...we read into the Obamadork’s language, not Vladimir’s. Vladimir is a man.

The Obamadork is a vapid, repulsive imitation of a male.

There is nothing about him that a slime mold can not exceed.

He is the definition of a perfect vacuum.

Nothing is as nothing does.


12 posted on 06/19/2012 9:38:38 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: ColdOne

This is the same White House that said we’d have 6% unemployment right now, right?


13 posted on 06/19/2012 9:38:47 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: ColdOne

Pretty fast damage control efforts by the White Hut.

Their trolls here would have been reporting in that many here were complaining VERY EARLY about that which we’re not supposed to worry.


14 posted on 06/19/2012 9:39:18 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: ColdOne

Face it - some people you just can’t stand being in the same room with.


15 posted on 06/19/2012 9:39:30 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: ColdOne

This is the same White House that said we’d have 6% unemployment right now, right?


16 posted on 06/19/2012 9:39:49 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: ColdOne

WHo can post one of the pics of Bibi and 0dumbo with similar body language that we were not to pay attention to?

I haven’t seen the body language w/ putin but the body lang w/ bibi gobsmacked me...


17 posted on 06/19/2012 9:41:14 AM PDT by Principled (It's not enthusiasm for Romney, it's grim determination to remove Hussein)
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To: ColdOne
Vlad The Impaler & Barry The Inhaler


18 posted on 06/19/2012 9:43:56 AM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: ColdOne

America used to be the “BSD” of the world - now it looks like (inferiority complexed) Russia has finally found her opening.


19 posted on 06/19/2012 9:44:02 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: ColdOne

I never thought I’d see the day in which I’d be more impressed with the Russian/Soviet leader than his U.S. counterpart.

Like him or not (and I don’t, but I grudgingly admire his steely determination), Putin is a far more serious leader with a love for his country and the willingness to defend it. By contrast, America has as a “leader” a simpering, pampered, effeminate metrosexual whose interests lie in destroying the country that elected him.

Anyone here think Vladimir Putin would give blanket amnesty to 870,000 illegal aliens in HIS country?


20 posted on 06/19/2012 9:47:44 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: All

New Axis of Evil.........SYRIAIRANRUSSIACHINA PLAN WAR GAMES (on The Drudge Report!!!)

http://www.drudgereport.com/


21 posted on 06/19/2012 9:47:54 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Venturer

Vlad knows “O” is a one termer, too!


22 posted on 06/19/2012 9:48:03 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: ColdOne

This is the same White House that said we’d have 6% unemployment right now, right?


23 posted on 06/19/2012 9:48:37 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: ColdOne

Is there ANY metric we can use besides his actual words that they find accurate? If science could ever attach a generator to how stupid the admin and it’s flacks think everyone is, the energy needs of superluminal travel would be solved.


24 posted on 06/19/2012 9:49:45 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: ColdOne
Heres some body language to read into - do you disavow yourself from the usage of one of your biggest supporters and part of your "Ministry of Information?"


25 posted on 06/19/2012 9:53:59 AM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: ColdOne
"Welllllll... OK... You can have Alaska!"
26 posted on 06/19/2012 9:57:50 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: ColdOne

Macho man Putin wouldn’t think of letting no limp-wrist tuck him up in bed.


27 posted on 06/19/2012 9:58:23 AM PDT by citizencon
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To: Venturer

There is a behavioral/appearance difference between the two that tells me Putin is much more of a man than Obama. Putin walks around with his shoulders out front like ‘bring it on’. Obama walks ,especially on steps, with his fingers and hands flapping like he was about to fly. The photo of Obama looking at two people in jujitsu says it all. I can’t and don’t believe Lt. Col. West has such a characteristic behavior.


28 posted on 06/19/2012 10:08:17 AM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: ColdOne

Handshake snub by Russians
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1C_NWMRs8Q

Handshake snubs Saudi
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t439ruGCqRw&feature=related

Booed by baseball fans
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAFCKmJcubU&feature=related

Yeah, we love you too bambi! /sarc


29 posted on 06/19/2012 10:10:13 AM PDT by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: citizencon

Mitt Romney, at least, would cut Putin’s hair off. If there was any hair left to cut off.


30 posted on 06/19/2012 10:21:38 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: noinfringers2

If Obama isn’t a Homo he sure gives a great imitation of one.


31 posted on 06/19/2012 10:36:43 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: ColdOne

"“This is my last election,” Obama interjects. “After my election, I have more flexibility.”"

32 posted on 06/19/2012 10:50:11 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: ScottinVA

I’d like to see Putin vs Odummy in a pay-per-view cage match.


33 posted on 06/19/2012 10:52:33 AM PDT by Salamander (Hard-Hearted Alice returns!)
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To: noinfringers2
Obama "biker":

Putin "biker";


34 posted on 06/19/2012 11:01:53 AM PDT by Salamander (Hard-Hearted Alice returns!)
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To: ColdOne

Putin was KGB. Obama already had let slip (and publically) that he was giving Russia wgatever it wanted once the election was over. Putin has no reason to waste any time or need to play nice with Zero.


35 posted on 06/19/2012 11:05:16 AM PDT by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: ColdOne

Putin looks like he has about as much respect for Bambi as he would for a turd on the sidewalk.


36 posted on 06/19/2012 11:11:57 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: ColdOne

Wehn the White House decides the reporters need to read something, it will be given to them.


37 posted on 06/19/2012 11:19:30 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: ColdOne
The White House urged reporters not to read too much into Vladimir Putin's body language during his public statement after meeting Monday with President Obama

Just gas, I suppose.
38 posted on 06/19/2012 11:29:36 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: Hotlanta Mike
SYRIAIRANRUSSIACHINA PLAN WAR GAMES

Nukes or better for ante, North Koreans are Wild.

39 posted on 06/19/2012 11:35:54 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: jcsjcm

That Handshake snub by the Russians was not true
He was introducing his staff

Posting things that are not true does nothing to help our cause


40 posted on 06/19/2012 11:37:08 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: jcsjcm

That snub by the Saudis was BS also

How about sticking to the TRUTH


41 posted on 06/19/2012 11:39:07 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: uncbob

Sorry if you disagree, but what you see is BO sticking his hand out at first to shake and then towards the end acting like he is pointing towards the next person to shake hands with whom ever was behind him.

In the second video he clearly is also trying to shake hands with the gentlemen in line and the first to finally shake his hand was the woman.

I will not try to convince you of anything, but you also can not claim that I am not sticking to the truth. We are welcome to a difference in opinion and I will respect your take on the videos. Respect my take as well rather than slamming me for it.

Thanks!


42 posted on 06/19/2012 12:04:47 PM PDT by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: ScottinVA
"Welllllll... OK... You can have Alaska!" N0, N0 AND NEVER!
43 posted on 06/19/2012 1:49:26 PM PDT by ArmyTeach (Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain ... USS Iowa 61)
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To: ColdOne
There's nothing to "read into".

Putin has such obvious contempt for the amateur he doesn't even bother to hide it. I think the former KGB officer saw the amateur's promise to be "more flexible" with him as a clear sign of weakness, fright and ineptitude.

44 posted on 06/19/2012 1:56:56 PM PDT by glennaro
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To: rod1
Putin has no reason to waste any time or need to play nice with Zero.

Putin now knows Emperor Zero will lose the election.

45 posted on 06/19/2012 2:00:57 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Salamander

The guy in the middle looks to be leaning on a walker. That makes me curious about the back story on this pic.


46 posted on 06/19/2012 3:47:27 PM PDT by perfect stranger (Nobama)
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To: ColdOne
dumba** got punked by the Russans
47 posted on 06/19/2012 3:55:57 PM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: glennaro
I think the former KGB officer saw the amateur's promise to be "more flexible" with him as a clear sign of weakness, fright and ineptitude.

You can bet y our bippi that putin knows - and knew - just who and what 'bummer is/was before the election...as does China. they know the truth - but it's more advantageous for them to keep it quiet and use it to make 'bummer dance to their tune.

In the meantime, their contempt is palpable...

48 posted on 06/19/2012 4:10:39 PM PDT by maine-iac7
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To: jcsjcm

Nope that lady did not shake his hand look again
You are seeing what you want to see


49 posted on 06/19/2012 4:40:48 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: maine-iac7
as does China. they know the truth - but it's more advantageous for them to keep it quiet and use it to make 'bummer dance to their tune

You're saying the Chinese want the amateur to dance? Racist b@stards ... /sarc

50 posted on 06/19/2012 5:14:12 PM PDT by glennaro
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