No, he really said it. Here’s how President Obama described Putin at today’s presser:

Smooth.

https://twitter.com/colstonyoung/status/365918318110052352

https://twitter.com/JuliaDavisNews/status/365935876720693248

To quote Jerry Seinfeld, “This has ‘international incident’ written all over it”:

But maybe something good can still come out of this:

Who says it can’t still be one?

https://twitter.com/b3nfriend/status/365926419764740097

Will it catch on like the Safety Dance? It’s still too soon to tell. But one thing’s for sure: we’re pretty curious to see how Putin responds.

Zinger? We’re pulling for him to challenge Obama to a wrestling match.

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