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  •  Of course, the men probably secretly think it's (4+ / 0-)

    "hot". However, attempting to play it off as merely a "congratulatory kiss" does bring to mind the pictures of Brezhnev mashing with Honecker, Caucescu and Castro. Not to mention countless others. I mean, there is a bit of a precedent for same sex, very public kisses that involves leading Russian figures, especially Communist ones.

    Now, I'm not trying to be flip here. I wonder, has the Putin-controlled media in Russia suppressed these images of Brezhnev and even Gorby mashing with other male world leaders? Or is it OK because they are Communist leaders and not athletes, and not foreign?

    I resent that. I demand snark, and overly so -- Markos Moulitsas.

    by commonmass on Sun Aug 18, 2013 at 12:07:48 PM PDT

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