Friday, December 30, 2016
Russians Got It Right. (We Loved The Duck!) Tweet Shows How Little Respect They Have For Obama.
Russian Embassy responds to Obama sanctions with juvenile, emoji-laden tweet
The image appears to be mocking Obama’s “lame duck” status until he leaves office on Jan. 20.
The Obama administration announced Thursday that it would shut down some Russian intelligence sites in the U.S. while declaring their operatives “persona non grata” on American soil. Some U.S. senators had been clamoring for a response to the alleged cyber-hacking meant to influence the election. President-elect Donald Trump, meanwhile, dismissed the intrusion and downplayed any sanctions the U.S. might impose, arguing that Americans should “get on with our lives.”