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Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:39 PM

Is Putin Scheming To make Obama.....



...Look like a fool. This Syrian deal could stretch out for months if Obama goes along with whatever terms are worked out.

I think Obama is having his bluff called.




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rsmith6621 Sep 2013 OP
Pretzel_Warrior Sep 2013 #1
Fantastic Anarchist Sep 2013 #2
Motown_Johnny Sep 2013 #3
Squinch Sep 2013 #4
grasswire Sep 2013 #12
tridim Sep 2013 #5
drhobo Sep 2013 #6
GeorgeGist Sep 2013 #7
NoOneMan Sep 2013 #8
lsewpershad Sep 2013 #9
Skraxx Sep 2013 #10
Skidmore Sep 2013 #11

Response to rsmith6621 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:40 PM

1. sure. why not? he's a country rube out of his element

 

nailed it!

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Response to rsmith6621 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:41 PM

2. Putin seems to have allowed Obama to save face.

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Response to rsmith6621 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:42 PM

3. I think Putin is trying to save face.


Pres. Obama would have launched those cruise missiles. I don't doubt it for a minute.

If Putin let his ally Assad get punished, and not done anything about it, he would be exposed as irrelevant in regards to world affairs.

This gives him a chance to look relevant.

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Response to rsmith6621 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:43 PM

4. Ed just showed Ann Coulter making the same suggestion. You aren't in good company.

The question also doesn't make sense, given that there is now an ongoing negotiation for the divestment of chemical weapons by Syria.

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Response to Squinch (Reply #4)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 07:04 PM

12. ZING!

It's never good to be in agreement with Ann Coulter!

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Response to rsmith6621 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:44 PM

5. Neo-DU can dream...

In the midst of their living nightmare.

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Response to rsmith6621 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:44 PM

6. putin gets exactly what he wanted

 

The US stays out of it, Assad gets months more time to crush resistance, the UN gets to bungle the deal ,and he got to jerk Obama around in the process.

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Response to rsmith6621 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:45 PM

7. Only yesterday Susan Rice is shooting her mouth off about regime change ...

and sending a message to Iran.

I wouldn't play poker or chess with Putin.

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Response to rsmith6621 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:45 PM

8. Maybe he is just trying to look like the big boy at the table when the kids are bickering

 

As far as I am aware, Russia doesn't necessarily have a ton of world respect on these matters. Maybe he is simply trying to change that (as well as protect Russian assets in Syria). Maybe what he is doing isn't meant to have anything to do with Obama directly. Maybe the US isn't the center of the world

Though, its got to at least be in the back of his mind

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Response to rsmith6621 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:46 PM

9. Mortal men and their egos

Why are some making this about the egos of the Prez and Putin? What should be placed forward and center is the situation and people of Syria..I think. Solutions not personal or even national egos.

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Response to rsmith6621 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:46 PM

10. Must. Deny. Obama. Positive. Accomplishment. At. All. Costs.

Man, the shit runs deep.

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Response to rsmith6621 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 05:47 PM

11. You and Ann Coulter are the only two people I've heard

grab onto that one so far.

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