I love the stunning defense this "reporter" offers.
Hasn't it occurred to anyone else that what just happened, between Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin, was exactly what conservatives predicted from the beginning, in one form or another? That we were going to lose under this man? Remember back when it was Obama declaring we were not exceptional?
Then why are we surprised?
The hippies said, by way of them, the American Empire will fall - they got their fall guy. Happy now?