Putin Takes Shot At American Exceptionalism
Russian President Vladimir Putin penned an op-ed piece that appears in today's New York Times. While it's certainly a first for him, and the newspaper, many are left shaking their heads at the humiliation this continues to heap upon U.S. President Barack Obama. There is one specific portion of Putin's writing that strikes an especially painful blow, regarding American exceptionalism. Why would Russia's leader ever decide to take a swipe at this?