While Newsweek is finally catching on to the KGB-iness of our good buddy Vlad, I thought that it was odd that none of the professional pundits have caught on to what seems to be the most obvious of all his inspirations.
Don’t think that this will be settling down anytime soon. Putin isn’t going anywhere. He’s just managed to carve himself a fresh chunk of new land for Mother Russia. Never mind that he’s performing a vivisection on a newborn Democracy. There’s a few more pounds of fresh meat left, even if it is a little tangy.