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Paradoxical Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:24 AM
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Poll question: Would you rather have an idiot like GW Bush or an evil genius like Putin?
Edited on Wed Apr-06-11 03:24 AM by Paradoxical
Choose wisely. This is purely hypothetical. But you must pick one or the other.

Pick your poison.

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:29 AM
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Paradoxical Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:34 AM
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2. You need to chill.
This is purely hypothetical. It has nothing to do with recent controversy. I was doing some research on Putin and got interested because I saw him in a photo standing next to monkey man.
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jakeXT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:57 AM
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3. Bush was a puppet of the oligarchs, Putin supposedly not so much
But I don't know much about Russian politics.
It sounds like Putin is sick of being bullied and Medvedev is running away from any confrontation.

In Rare Split, Two Leaders in Russia Differ on Libya
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/22/world/europe/22russia...

I wonder what he would do to the American Empire if elected?


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baldguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 06:01 AM
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4. Bush is an evil idiot.
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jzodda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 06:05 AM
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5. At least Putin puts his billionares in Jail
something we need to do more of here.
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Aryo Donating Member (84 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 07:13 AM
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6. Neither
Google the 1999 Russia apartment bombings and then tell me how much you love Putin.
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 07:14 AM
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7. Neither.
And idiots often end up being manipulated by evil geniuses, or at least evil people cleverer than themselves. In Bush's case, Cheney.
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Motown_Johnny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 07:17 AM
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8. if forced to choose, I would have to go with da Shrub

Bush was so inept that he screwed up many of the plans of his puppet masters

I would prefer someone who screws up evil schemes over one who executes them efficiently
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CBGLuthier Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 07:24 AM
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9. In exactly what way is Putin any more evil than Bush?
Edited on Wed Apr-06-11 07:25 AM by CBGLuthier
Who has more blood on their hands?

Now "blood on the hands" may not be the most scientific metric for standards of evil but I think it is a good starting point.
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