Posted By LambChop
Obama’s adolescent behavior continues to dominate our relationships with foreign countries. This week we have moved from the “I’ve got a secret” foreign policy to the “We are not going steady anymore and I’m going to post it on Facebook” bully tactics.
Obama will still attend the Group of 20 economic summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, but the president cancelled his one-on-one talks with Russian President Putin – Obama will go to Sweden instead.
Obama is pissed about Russia's harboring of National Security Agency secret-leaker Edward Snowden.
"There have been times where they slip back into Cold War thinking and a Cold War mentality," Obama said in an interview on NBC's "The Tonight Show." No one pointed out that Obama’s retaliatory action is reflective of a Cold War mentality as well.
The White House is claiming that there was already a troubled relationship with Russia and the support of Snowden exacerbated it – supposedly Russia is peeved about our Eastern Europe missile shield and the United States is vexed about Russia’s support of the wrong side in the conflict in Syria.
The AP could only find one Senator dumb enough to think Obama did the right thing - Sen. Chuck Schumer. Schumer said, "Putin doesn't deserve the respect after what he's done with Snowden." "I know what he's doing. He's trying to make Russia a big power again. To show him the respect at the bilateral talks doesn't make sense."Despite Obama’s bluster, Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will meet this week with their Russian counterparts