As expected, the vote in Crimea went overwhelmingly in favor of secession.

During a phone call at the request of the White House, President Obama told Vladimir Putin that the U.S. will not recognize the results as a referendum but remains committed to a diplomatic solution:

“Additional costs”? Is the White House going to try to subject Moscow to the Obamacare mandate?

Maybe Obama should convince Putin to continue the discussion on “Between Two Ferns”:

It’s possible that President Obama will change his tune, because he might have been distracted during the call:

https://twitter.com/thenormalmiddle/status/445330292124176386

Good question.