Open Mic Captures Conversation Between Obama, Russia President

An open microphone captured a conversation between President Obama and the outgoing Russian president.


The president is making headlines in South Korea, not for the nuclear conference he's attending, but what he said to Russia's president.

An open microphone recorded a conversation between President Obama and outgoing Russian President Dmitry Mededev. Obama was overheard asking Mededev for "space" on the issue of missile defense, saying he would have much more flexibility after the election.

The White House said the comments reflect political reality: it's difficult to get things done in an election year, adding that domestic issues are keeping Obama from addressing long-standing problems with Russia.

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  • by Nath Location: Colo Spgs on Mar 26, 2012 at 03:14 PM
    I won't comment, just read this link. "Is THIS the 'flexibility' Obama Promised Russia on Nukes?"
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      by Good article.... on Mar 27, 2012 at 09:26 AM in reply to Nath
      but too few will take the time to read it here. Their too busy drinking kool-aide.
  • by Racist on Mar 26, 2012 at 01:59 PM
    Why is he a racist? He said nothing racial.
  • by KC Location: Briargate on Mar 26, 2012 at 12:36 PM
    Nice to see that even the paranoid and delusional have internet access.
  • by MP Location: Colorado Springs on Mar 26, 2012 at 12:25 PM
    You, Beware, are probably a closet racist, come from a "good Christian home",and most likely are an all around idiot...he's a politician, just like any of those other "candidates". The idea of America and being American is not such a single sided view as yours any longer...
  • by Beware on Mar 26, 2012 at 12:11 PM
    Here it comes people! If he does another term, his destruction of America will be in full force. You tube The Battle of Athens. A true story of what will happen if Obama does 4 more years. Remember, there are more ex-military than police. And more conservatives with weapons than liberals. Who do you think will win?
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      by John on Mar 26, 2012 at 12:55 PM in reply to Beware
      You still live with mama don't you, what does she say about this? Or is she laying on the floor waiting for you to feed her?
  • by yeah.... on Mar 26, 2012 at 11:54 AM
    he'll have 'flexibility" because he won't be POTUS.
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