At the Oscars: How Obama Won the Second Cold War

Ukrainian soldiers watch the Oscars during a standoff with Russian forces in Crimea (AP)
• March 3, 2014 11:35 am


The award for best actor in a thought-leading role goes to Howard Fineman, for this penetrating observation:

Indeed. Cold War Two, which will be waged entirely in fits of geopolitical microagression, strongly favors the Obama Era United States. Somewhere in Simferopol, a convoy of Russian security forces huddles in front of a department store window, taking in Jared Leto's important acceptance speech. "If this is what we're up against," one says, "we've already lost."

All due credit to Fineman's wife:

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