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Why Putin wants Obama to win
The Moscow Times, by Andrei Tsygankov

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Posted By:pineledger, 9/27/2012 7:36:55 AM

he 2012 U.S. presidential election presents a contrast to the 2008 election in terms of their perceptions by the Russian elite. In 2008, then-President Dmitry Medvedev expressed a desire to work with a "modern" U.S. leader rather than one "whose eyes are turned back to the past." He was referring to Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. (Snip)Despite all the Kremlin's frustrations, it remains hopeful that Obama will be re-elected and that he will help to move U.S.-Russian relations forward. The stronger dialogue and engagement that may result from an Obama presidency is an opportunity to weaken nationalist

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Another good reason to defeat Obama.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: thelmalou, 9/27/2012 8:08:06 AM     (No. 8892922)

Riiiiiiiight...they want to move US-Russian relations forward. Tell me another one. DUH he wants Obama to win...easier for him to do what he wants without fear of repercussion...or even anybody paying attention to him at all.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: submariner, 9/27/2012 9:28:38 AM     (No. 8893143)

Putin is looking for some...ah...flexibility.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 9/27/2012 9:58:40 AM     (No. 8893226)

Uh, Commies love Commies?

Oh DUH!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 9/27/2012 10:01:22 AM     (No. 8893241)

More flexibility!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jinx, 9/27/2012 10:09:46 AM     (No. 8893275)

Obama is weak and can be controlled. The Communists already have a controler in place: Valerie Jarrett. She controls Obama and she is a comrade. Romney on the other hand is a strong, honest man and cannot be controlled. It's a no-brainer.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: John21, 9/27/2012 1:34:05 PM     (No. 8893980)

The Obama administration id "clueless" in foreign policy and Putin knows that he can lead or beat Obama around like his pet lapdog.

He want someone who is weak and passive and clueless like Obama because they will then have a free hand to do whatever they desire without interference from America.

He does not want a person of integrity or character in the office that might have the balls to stand up for a strong America and protect our interest abroad.

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