If this can be proven to be true obama will have to reject Putin’s idea. Unless Putin agrees not to show the world. And I think he will. He doesn’t not want to give credit to Bush no more than obama does.
He doesn’t not? Sorry for the double negative.
Putin respected President Bush. He doesn’t respect Obama. Putin knows Obama is too weak to lead.
But it seems Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin still pines for Obama’s predecessor. At his annual meeting with academics, think-tankers, and journalists, Putin barely mentioned Obama but “repeatedly expressed fondness for his friend ‘George,’ “ says Cliff Kupchan, a Russia analyst at the Eurasia Group consultancy