In 2001, President George W. Bush famously looked Russian President Vladimir Putin in the eye and peered into his soul. Now, it seems, President Obama is trying to get inside Putin’s head.
“I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straightforward and trustworthy,” Bush said in remarks he later regretted. “. . . I was able to get a sense of his soul.”
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