@jimgeraghty who's paying the headline writers and reporters? NBC or Obama?—
Bill (@billis820) September 05, 2013
As President Obama arrived in Russia for the G-20 summit he was met by Vladimir Putin, who some reported received a “death stare” from Obama.
With that in mind, check out this headline regarding Obama’s meeting with Putin:
The content of the story was no less sycophantic, as the “tough guy” persona was cranked up full blast:
Putin must have seen the pictures of Obama riding a bike or playing golf and now is intimidated when the U.S. president is in the area.
Mockery of the NBC headline and story was fast to take off:
The Russian press might have a different take on things:
All we know is whoever wrote these flatter-free headlines for The Moscow Times and Russia Today can forget about working for NBC News: