How long until he’s on the Fishwrap of Record’s payroll?

Stripping down to entice Vladimir Putin into penning an op-ed really paid off for the editors of the New York Times.

Coming soon to BuzzFeed: “29 adorable pics of Putin to restore your faith in humanity” and “17 chubby chinchillas that can’t get enough of Putin’s op-ed.”

Oh dear:

True story: