Skip to comments.5 Reasons Putin Thinks He Can Outplay Obama
Posted on 03/03/2014 5:23:47 PM PST by mandaladon
As Russian President Vladimir Putin deploys his military forces to Ukraine, the Obama administration continues to wonder just what the benighted dictator is thinking. Understanding that the best strategy for countering military action is undoubtedly faculty lounge-style condescension, the Obama administration has responded with its full array of resources: scorn, sneering, and bemusement.
On Monday, President Obama announced that Russia was on the wrong side of history, adding that the actions of the Kremlin violate international law. His Secretary of State, John Kerry, stated on Sunday, You just dont in the 21st century behave in 19th century fashion by invading another country. National Security Advisor Susan Rice stated, Its in nobodys interest to see violence return and the situation escalate. When questioned by NBCs David Gregory whether Putin might in fact see the global situation in a Cold War context, Rice shot back, He may, but if he does, thats a pretty dated perspective. To prove just how dated that perspective was, the United States announced on Monday that it would not be sending a presidential delegation to the Paralympics in Sochi, a move that will undoubtedly give Putin the chills.
Meanwhile, the tanks roll through the Crimea.
So, why exactly does Putin think he can get away with rolling tanks into Crimea without serious American response? History.
The Reset Button. In 2008, Putins Russia invaded neighboring Georgia after Georgia threatened military action against one of its provinces, the disputed territory of Abkhazia. Russia quickly poured troops into Abkhazia, and the United States responded with tepid language asking Russia to reconsider some provocative steps. Meanwhile, Russia began placing more and more troops in South Ossetia, another disputed territory under the control of Georgia.
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reason #1 : Obama is a pussy
Thinks? He knows.
and to think Kerry ran for President? Russia is laughing at him.
Reason #2: obama is an incompetent leftists like jimmy carter and we saw what the russians did to carter in the late 70’s....
Yeah it Rocky IV all over again
The last time a Russian treated a black American this way, Apollo Creed died.
Putin is a chess player.
Øbama is a duffer.
America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!
Thinks? THINKS? Putin already HAS outplayed Obama!
Everybody was completely blindsided by that Russian flag flying over the Crimean parliament. “Possession is 9/10ths of the law” and Putin got it before the Obama even had an intelligence briefing about it to skip.
Putin is just doing to Obama what Obama is doing to Congress.
From fiction to fact, history repeats itself.
How weak is the GOP (Boehner and McConnell) when one considers the fact that Obama has out played them as much as Putin is out playing Obama?
As I said in another thread—
It needs to be pointed out that, as weak as Obama’s response to Russia invading the Ukraine, the similarities of the Republican’s response to Obama’s “invasion” of the Constitution is just as weak. I saw Lindsey Graham on Fox this morning making hay over Obama’s weakness. Lindsey,(and the rest of the GOP) this is how we feel when we look at you and your weakness while we watch Obama ravage our county and Constitution. Mean while you keep sending strongly worded letters.
1) because he can
2) because he can
3) because he can
4) because he can
5) because he can
As seen today:
Putin’s playing chess; we’re playing marbles.
My 12 y.o. daughter could easily beat Hillary, John Kerry and Barack Obama at Risk.
But then again, that’s nothing to brag about.
A chicken could out play Obama, which is hands down the dumbest person to ever hold the office.
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