Ronald Hart is a syndicated op-ed humorist, award-wining author and TV/radio commentator. His columns are carried in over forty newspapers and online publications including USA Today, Forbes, The Daily Caller, Orange County Register, Dallas News and Panama City News Herald.
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Putin tells Obama: 'Crimea river'
It has been interesting to watch Russian President Vladimir Putin gain in popularity as he outwits Obama. Since he invaded Crimea, Putin's approval ratings in Russia have gone up 10 points. In another of his historic "firsts," Obama has done what no other president has done: make Putin look better.
As the Obama administration argues over which symbolic, empty gestures it plans to use next, Putin smiles (or sneers, I'm not sure which; with him, it's a creepy-yet-subtle distinction).
Russia caught Obama off-guard. Prior to the invasion of Crimea, in Obama's mind, our nation's biggest threats were the Koch brothers, the Tea Party and health care providers. Now added to that list is the Russian situation, but only to the degree that it makes Obama look politically weak.
Hillary and the O-bots did what they do best: made speeches on the matter, one even comparing Putin to Hitler. To be fair, all Putin did was take back part of a bordering country that used to...full column text
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