Apparently the Russians are Racists, too…

I guess flipping Obama off qualifies if Congressman Joe Wilson’s accurate outburst does.

From the Telegraph:

Online footage of the incident, which occurred earlier this month during an afternoon news bulletin on the privately held REN TV channel, is being avidly viewed in both Russia and the United States.

In the footage, Tatyana Limanova, an award-winning senior newsreader at the channel, can be seen briskly reading out an item about how Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has just assumed the rotating chairmanship of the Asia Pacific Cooperation organisation.

She is then heard to say that the post “has (previously) been held by Barack Obama” before mechanically and unambiguously raising her left arm and showing the camera her raised middle finger in an offensive gesture that is sometimes known as “flipping the bird.”

Here’s Joe telling the truth:

One thought on “Apparently the Russians are Racists, too…

  1. It always amazes me where politically inclined people choose to place their focus. It reminds me of the age old saying … can’t see the forest for the trees.

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