Who's done more good for their country, Obama or Putin?

Posted by: Battaler

With all the debate going around about these guys just wondering what everybody thinks, both these guys seem to take a lot of heat from us americans.

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Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician who has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. He previously served as President from 2000 to 2008, and as Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012. Putin was...  also previously the Chairman of the United Russia political party. For sixteen years Putin was an officer in the KGB, rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, before he retired to enter politics in his native Saint Petersburg in 1991. He moved to Moscow in 1996 and joined President Boris Yeltsin's administration where he rose quickly, becoming Acting President on 31 December 1999 when Yeltsin resigned unexpectedly. Putin won the subsequent 2000 presidential election and was re-elected in 2004. Because of constitutionally mandated term limits, Putin was ineligible to run for a third consecutive presidential term in 2008. Dmitry Medvedev won the 2008 presidential election and appointed Putin as Prime Minister, beginning a period of so-called "tandemocracy". In September 2011, following a change in the law, Putin announced that he would seek a third, non-consecutive term as President in the 2012 presidential election, an announcement which led to large-scale protests in many Russian cities. He won the election in March 2012 and is serving an increased, six-year term   more
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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama served as a U.S. Senator representing the state of Illinois...  from January 2005 to November 2008, when he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was the president of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney in Chicago and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. He served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004   more
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Neither, they've done no good for their country

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Who's Putin? Also who's Obama?

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Both, equally

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Greematthew says2013-09-27T08:06:52.5634477-05:00
Leojm, explain to me how Putin has done more good than Obama has?
Juan_Pablo says2013-09-27T08:36:28.0457599-05:00
Leojm, do you think maybe you feel this way because you're Russian? I encourage you to look at President Putin's human rights record. He's stifling freedom of speech, expression, and assembly in his country - these are all considered basic human rights in the west! I also think he's unbelievably narcissistic . . . . I mean riding on a horse with your shirt off in front of photographers? Lol.

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