Feb 26, 2007

"Operation Successor" Part 1

The NYTimes Magazine took a look at the Kremlin's American Idol search (dubed "Operation Successor") to find the next Putin. But in the surreal world of Putin politics, all of the inside candidates who really want to be president -- AND stay out of jail -- fall over themselves to proclaim how much they really, really don't want to be president. Nobody wants to not be president more than St. Petersburg Governor Valentina I. Matviyenko and Sergei Ivanov -- and hence, should be considered leading candidates. (Thanks Sofia!) Read it here...

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