Strange, this wasn't discussed here.
Hubris? Stupidity? Naivete?
Yes, yes and yes.
Reuters) - President Barack Obama was caught on camera on Monday assuring outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev that he will have "more flexibility" to deal with contentious issues like missile defense after the U.S. presidential election.
"I understand your message about space," replied Medvedev, who will hand over the presidency to Putin in May.
"This is my last election ... After my election I have more flexibility," Obama said, expressing confidence that he would win a second term.
"Last" election? Hmmmmmhttp://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/ ... JI20120326