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The Sick Man of Russia
Diagnosis for Medvedev Not Looking Good
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  • GS

    As if it mattered. The adequacy law: the leadership is always adequate to the socially active part of those led by it. Translating for the situation at hand: “No matter whose derriere is filling the chair, the chair is being filled by a derriere.”

  • Kevin

    Interesting, but…
    It still seems unlikely to me that Putin would stand back and allow Medvedev to be crushed if he didn’t accept the result. Also, the idea of Putin retiring seems absurd – he would be in far too much danger without the power to protect himself.

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