Putin’s New Challenge(r)
May 3, 2010 Leave a comment
Because counting coup with Siberian tigers and riding horseback bare-chested just don’t sate his virile appetite, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has received a worthy wrestling partner from the Iranians: a leopard.
Maybe Putin had to go into the animal kingdom for a worthy adversary because his wrestling (but not in that way) partner Russian President Dmitry Medvedev no longer provided a challenge.
Who knows what the PM is thinking? I do know that if Volodya ever wants to test his mettle against Chuck Norris I wouldn’t want to be within a continent and a half of such a clash.
The ABC story states, “Tough guy Putin is an unlikely environmentalist…”
Does this imply that environmentalists, as a general rule, are limp-wristed pansies?
As we do after every post centered on El Putin, here’s an oldie but a goodie: