Well, I guess that even an American president is allowed to get angry once in a while…. But when US President Barak Obama last night called Russia’s Vladimir Putin for a “jackass” and a “dick,” it was probably not the best time or place to burst out opinions like that. It is certainly not good for the atmosphere and the negotiation climate at the ongoing G20 meeting in St. Petersburg.
“If you think I’m the only one who feels this way, you’re kidding yourself,”
This was not what the reporters at the joint press conference by Mr. Obama and Mr. Putin after day one of the G20 meeting in St. Petersburg was expecting. actually, they seemed quite shocked by the uncharacteristic behaviour of the US president who suddenly unleashed a ten-minute tirade at the stone-faced Russian President.
“Everyone here thinks you’re a jackass. Look, I’m not just talking…
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