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I'm sorry, but Medvedev looks like a complete dork. It's no wonder the western media is desperately clinging on to Putin, he pulls off menacing much better. But, uh, you know, sexy menacing.

Seriously, given the sheer dorkiness of the guy, how bad could he possibly be?

Oh. We're fucked.

"The basis of optimism is sheer terror" - Oscar Wilde

by NordicStorm (m<-at->sturmbaum.net) on Mon Mar 3rd, 2008 at 06:44:24 PM EST
Yes, he is truly dorky.  That's an undeniable fact.  But there is a huge difference between collecting Deep Purple records or wearing 1999's must have black leather zip-up sportscoat, and having the IQ of a slug, a drinking problem and penchant for invading other countries.  I think Dima's safe on those counts.  Worst case scenario, I'd suggest it's better to have Putin as the man behind the curtain than, uhm, Dick Cheney.  Actually, you could probably replace "Putin" in that sentence with any other person, and it would still be true.

"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.
by poemless on Tue Mar 4th, 2008 at 11:36:02 AM EST
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