Obama memoir: What he actually considered Putin and different leaders


He continues: “Putin did, the truth is, remind me of the kinds of males who had as soon as run the Chicago machine or Tammany Corridor [a New York City political organisation] – robust, street-smart, unsentimental characters who knew what they knew, who by no means moved exterior their slender experiences, and who seen patronage, bribery, shakedowns, fraud, and occasional violence as professional instruments of the commerce.”