Master Judoka Putin "The Gracious"
Outclasses "Lame Duck" Obama
By Moon Of
- The typical pettiness and vengefulness of the Obama
administration was at full display with yesterday's
expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats and the closing of two
Russian estates in New York and Maryland. Obama also
sanctioned the Russian external intelligence service FSB
and the military intelligence service GRU as well as
some of its leaders for doing their job.
The move was
ostensibly over alleged but completely unproven Russian
"hacking" to influence the U.S. election. But the real
reason is likely Obama's loss of face after being left
out of the successful negotiations of a new ceasefire in
form the Russian government responded with high-class
trolling and generosity.
The first move
came through the Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom.
tweeted about the current status of the Obama
gained so far more then 17,000 retweets and 19,000+
likes - certainly a "best of the year" candidate.
leaks and speculations appeared in the U.S. aligned
media about the bad, bad Russian responses to Obama's
claimed that Russia would close the American school
day school, which enrolls international students
from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, will be
closed along with the U.S. Embassy vacation dacha in
Serebryany Bor on the outskirts of Moscow, according
to a CNN report.
Then BBC and
said that Russia would expel 35 U.S. diplomats and
real greatness is not about hitting back in kind. The
Russian President Putin (again) outclassed Obama with
Putin decides not
to expel US diplomats from Russia
December 30. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir
Putin has made a decision not to expel any US
diplomats from Russia in retaliation for
Washington’s latest sanctions against Moscow.
said that Russia would not prevent the families and
children (of diplomats) from using the customary
rest and leisure facilities and sites during the New
"Moreover, I am inviting all children of US
diplomats accredited in Russia to the New Year and
Christmas parties in the Kremlin," Putin said.
compounds in Maryland and New York Obama closed are used
for vacations of Russian kids in the U.S.
is using his opponent's moment of inertia to bring him
to fall. A classic judoka move by a high master of the
the right to take retaliatory measures but
we will not stoop to the level of the so-called
kitchen diplomacy, so we will take further
steps to restore Russia-US relations taking into
account the Trump administration’s policy," Putin
Ouch. The "lame
duck" tweet must have already hit Obama, but this is so
far out that Obama has no chance to ever catch up.
policy of two Obama administrations has been a terrible
mess. Think about his big initiatives and the results at
the end of his rule:
with Russia: FAILED
Negotiations with Iran: Somewhat succeeded but not
institutionalized and in high danger of being
- "Pivot" to
- TTP and
TTIP trade pacts: FAILED:
Middle-East peace initiative: FAILED
change in Ukraine: Somewhat succeeded by ended in a
huge fascist mess
change in Libya: Somewhat succeeded by ended in a
huge terrorist haven mess
change in Syria: FAILED
About the only
thing Obama achieved in foreign policy was to keep the
European poodles in line. An easy task due to the lack
of good European politicians. He had no chance though
against the great and gracious opponent Putin can be.
class move today set the tombstone over a presidency
history will judge far worse than its contemporary media
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