I loathe giving Russia’s Vladimir Putin, a communist thug for sure, a nod for ridiculing an American president’s shallow, aloof, autocratic and inept leadership, but when he ‘addressed’ the America Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as such – a “Nobel Peace Prize laureate,” with an admonishment, I didn’t know whether to laugh or curl a derisive lip. Either way, the “Prize” and the ‘presidency’ is a joke. Putin is making the point:
The Foreign Ministry said a U.S. attack would be a “gross violation” of international law.
Speaking out for the first time since an alleged chemical weapons attack near Damascus on Aug. 21, Putin called on President Obama to find a nonviolent way out of the crisis.
“I would like to address Obama as a Nobel Peace Prize laureate: Before using force in Syria, it would be good to think about future casualties,” Putin told Russian news agencies in Vladivostok during a tour of the country’s flood-stricken Far East.
“Russia is urging you to think twice before making a decision on an operation in Syria,” he said. Source: Washington Post
It doesn’t matter what your position is on Syria, America has not led. The new dawn of a stark reality is here.
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