When he's right, he's right. I wouldn't want to see him as a leader in the west...BUT he'd be infinitely better than most of the politically correct afraid-of-their-own-shadows-and needing-their-safe-space pussies running around today.
Putin, former Lt. Col. in the KGB, current President of Russia who consistently makes a complete jackass of Obama and Obama is too stupid to realize it. Putin is one red hot manipulator and Obama is just a toy to be played for Putin's amusement and power.
This quote is a rip-off of what an Israeli friend told me was a popular quote of Israel's Intelligence Agency, the Mossad. For more historical rip-offs from the Soviet Regime, please reference the book Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia by Karen Dawisha *Dawisha backwards- A wish, Duh :)*