Skip to comments.In wishing Bush well, Putin has message for Obama
Posted on 08/08/2013 7:55:49 AM PDT by oxcart
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a telegram on Thursday to his old sparring partner, former U.S. President George W. Bush, wishing him a quick recovery from heart surgery.
It may have been coincidence that the Kremlin released details of the telegram a day after Barack Obama pulled out of a planned summit with Putin, but little is left to chance in Russian politics.
The warm words to the man who once said he looked Putin in the eye and got a "sense of his soul" highlighted how different the relationship is between the leaders in the Kremlin and the White House now.
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Unlike our current pres, Putin operates to strengthen his country in world affairs. I suspect Putin had/has a level or respect for Bush that he’ll never have for the Bamster. He knows he can steamroll the liberals running America right now, so he’s fine with them in power, but although he likes weakness of this administration, there is no respect.
It’s been made abundantly clear over the years that Putin and Bush had a healthy respect for each other... and Putin absolutely disdains Obama.
Probably the same message a lot of us have for Obama, Go f&*! yourself.
I think you are on to something!
He is not alone in that. He at least has me with him.
the man who once said he looked Putin in the eye and got a “sense of his soul”
What a putz.
Its simple - Putin doesn't respect Obama because our president is a neophyte putz marxist.
You need to have a soul in order to see a soul.
Putin recognizes weakeness and “punkship”(the KGB is/was specialists in this). Obama in a First Class PUNK, Bush for all of his shortcomings is NOT(a PUNK)!
He is certainly a national joke...and that is what has to repulse Putin.
Powerful leaders... even bad ones... recognize and respect power in others, when they see it. Putin can regard "O" as a worthy opponent.
Putin looks at “O” and sees what we see... a poseur with no credentials.
CORRECTION: Putin CANNOT regard “O” as a worthy opponent.
Two strong horses and a pony.
I'm thinking it is more like adult-adolescent thug.
soetoro’s afraid of him.
More like two strong horses and a sewer rat that roars like a lion.
yeah, Bush had a gigantic, heaping blind spot when it came to Putin, and Obama is just a wuss.
Putin is clearly racist.
Not saying I like Putin, but he's a lot more like we used to be and I really miss US.
Putin makes his point.
You have to admit there is something classy about Putin unlike the lout sitting in the oval office.
Also, Putin (baptized as a baby - in secret - and who still carries on him, at all times, a cross his mother gave him on a trip to Israel) is bringing the church back to it's full prominence, saying that the church can save Mother Russia.
eAND Putin, last week, called upon the countries of the world to demand the rise in persecutions/killings of Christians be stopped, There hasn't been one peep from our dear leader on these persecutions, and killings - betcha he's yell bloody murder if a ‘Christian killed one of his Muzzie Brotherhood pals.
The Russians historically only understand one thing when it comes to world politics: “In-Your-Face” strength backed up by military might.
Putin’s had Obama’s number from the get go. He knows that Obama will not do one damn thing against anything he does. Putin knows a wuss when he sees one.
yep - says it all
Yeah...We need tens of million more illegals and more decades long "compassionate wars" costing trillions...
A real LEADER!~
Western Union is gone.
It is no longer possible to send a telegram
You should read the entire quote
I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straightforward and trustworthy. We had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul; a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country.
The real story is that Obama has not bothered last I checked to even send well wishes to Bush.
Ironically enough,we can trace at least some of those problems back to when Reagan agreed to amnesty without first insisting that the border be secured. He made the mistake of believing that Congress would actually follow through with that.
I can see the Miss Me Yet bill board going up on Red Square.
Funny, Obama blames Bush and the Bush fanatics blame Reagan....
Knee jerk Busbashers don’t read or understand
Also worth pointing out is that Obama has not yet sent any message to ‘W’ (according to Drudge Report headline) which makes this an even more pointed slap at Obama. The pResident continues to demonstrate that he is a great campaigner but almost a zero in humanity, selflessness and charity.
How bad is it when AMERICANS find something to like, and prefer, a lifetime Communist KGB man, to what is in the Whitehouse! When our political enemies start looking good in comparison to our own leaders we have admitted the bigger enemy is right here. For the love of G-d, somebody stand up and lead/unite us to save this country!
It’s very simple really.
Putin loves his Country, Obama doesn’t love ours.
Out of the two, Putin is the Patriot.
Agree. He at least respected Bush as a leader and important global player. Obama’s basically a pop-culture creation...a sham... and everyone knows it.
Crazy, isn’t it. I find myself perplexed that at moments like this I secretly root for guys like Putnin.
Bush and Putin - 2 men
Obama and Putin - 1 child and 1 man
That is all the difference you need to understand..
A sham that the corrupt MSM covers and lies for in their ongoing effort to deceive the American public. The corrupt MSM excoriated Bush day after day, but they fiercely love and protect Obama the proven failure and incompetent.
You can believe what you want, but I wouldn't classify myself as a "Bush fanatic". I liked Bush, but not everything he did. (The bail outs come to mind.)
But you'd have to be ignorant of history not to acknowledge that Reagan made a mistake on not insisting the border be secured BEFORE amnesty was passed.
Or maybe just a Reagan fanatic. ;)
I think you nailed it exactly right.
Obama blames Bush and the Bush fanatics blame Reagan....
Of course Reagan made a mistake regarding amnesty...You’d think people like Bush would have learned from that many years later...
But the fact is, Bush never had any intention of protecting or securing our borders...
Or are you just a Bush fan....(fanatic)
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