Donald Trump seems to be totes in love with Vladimir Putin, but it looks like that love isn't being reciprocated.
While the POTUS is doodling Mr. Putin in his tiny journal, Putin is underlining key passages in The Game; his latest move is less about friendship and alliance and more about total mental domination.
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Apparently he's compiling a psychological dossier on the President to figure out how best to manipulate him. Scary, considering even Clay Aiken was able to do that!
Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Fedorov explained the unusual work to NBC News (one of Trump's many designated "enemies"), saying:
"Very serious preparatory work is going on in the Kremlin, including a paper — seven pages — describing a psychological portrait of Trump, especially based on this last two to three months, and the last weeks."
Wow. We didn't expect to feel sympathy for Russian spies today, but updating Trump's psychological dossier during his first weeks in office has got to be a 24/7 task! Ha!
Srsly though, what's their takeaway? Because we're scared af over here.
According to Fedorov, they have concluded so far that Trump is naïve and takes unnecessary risks.
Um. How do you say "da doi" in Russian?
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The interesting bit here is how bad the Russian government's current image of Trump is. Apparently they see him with the same mix of contempt and terror that we do after his disastrous first couple weeks.
Mikhail Kasyanov, a former Russian Prime Minister under Putin, said Russia is not at all happy with how badly he's handing the press, his domestic allies, or his Russian scandals:
"Absolutely not — not laughing. The situation is very serious and the whole of [Putin's] team, they are nervous."
While they thought he was the man to strengthen the relationship between the U.S. and Russia, they now think he's going to be sabotaged by his own intelligence apparatus.
Trump undone by intelligence. We wonder if that was in their dossier…
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