He's been at it again, staging another preposterous photo op for the sycophantic Russian official news media. This time he went diving in the Black Sea and came up with two ancient Greek ceramic urns. Really. He found them within minutes in water only two meters deep, and - hey, look - they didn't even have 1,500 years worth of crud all over them.
He's already hunted tigers, shot an arctic polar bear, fought forest fires, piloted a mini-sub to the bottom of the world's deepest lake, and done so much more, usually while shirtless and riding a horse. Which once again proves the wisdom of Mel Brooks - it's good to be the
I wonder ... if Putin and Kim Jung Il even played golf together, would there be numbers high enough for their caddies to record all the holes-in-one they'd make?
Putin's act might finally be getting a little stale for some of his audience, as the BBC reports, but I don't think it will be going away.
How can he keep it fresh? I think the solution is obvious. Putin should grow a beard and take over those Dos Equis commercials, thereby making him officially The Most Interesting Man In The World.