Thursday, July 06, 2006

Um . . . ew?

MOSCOW, Russia (Reuters) -- Vladimir Putin's decision to stop a small boy as he walked through the Kremlin and kiss his stomach was prompted by a desire to "touch him like a kitten," the Russian president said on Thursday.

Dude. You're a world leader. Some modicum of comportment and/or protocol might be called for here. Leave the id at home, 'kay? You're creepin' me out.

more creepiness here.