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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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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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To: ColdOne

Cue Baghdad Bob.


51 posted on 06/19/2012 5:35:28 PM PDT by Manic_Episode (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: perfect stranger

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/8730799/Vladimir-Putin-rides-a-Harley-Davidson-with-a-biker-gang-in-Russia.html

They’re the Night Wolves MC.

[and Alexander, the huge dude on the left is a god]

LOL

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1369485/Vladimir-Putin-polishes-macho-image-Night-Wolves-Belgrade.html

And an interesting take on “Russian politcal correctness” and “liberals”

http://whitelawtowers.blogspot.com.au/2009/11/putin-and-bikers.html


52 posted on 06/19/2012 5:48:54 PM PDT by Salamander (Hard-Hearted Alice returns!)
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To: uncbob
Nope that lady did not shake his hand look again You are seeing what you want to see

Well I'll be darn! You are absolutely correct, she did not! Had to watch it 2 more times and stop it to see that. The next guy did though right? Now I am questioning myself- hahaha, but I'm pretty sure the last guy did! I'll give you the lady.
53 posted on 06/19/2012 6:22:55 PM PDT by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: ColdOne

Putin dislikes Obama for being a wimp and a fake.

Putin actually liked Bush...I saw him defend him on the BBC ...the BBC idiot was asking questions in a way that suggested he bash Bush, Putin corrected the guy and told him he was wrong and that Bush was a good man trying to do what was right.

of course, that didn’t stop Putin from stabbing the US in the back, but that was just business as usual.

Obama appears to be weak: Not only Putin, but China’s moves on the Philippines was done because it looks like we won’t get decent backing from the USA...


54 posted on 06/19/2012 7:52:09 PM PDT by LadyDoc
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To: Raycpa

No, he bowed again..to the Presidente of Mexico

what have we become


55 posted on 06/19/2012 9:07:21 PM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: maine-iac7

I’ve wondered too if the Russians have the dirt on obama and if they may be blackmailing him.


56 posted on 06/19/2012 9:10:24 PM PDT by virgil
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To: ColdOne
Just for "fun"...I went to Google Images.

putin obama search results

THEN, for the fun part, putin bush search results

57 posted on 06/19/2012 9:57:06 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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